Visual display of the St. Dominic and the Devil (detail).

St. Dominic and the Devil (detail).

  • An ape (depicting the devil) shown painfully holding a candle for St. Dominic, in accordance with an incident recorded in the Acta Sanctorum.
  • Original painting from the collection of Mr. Jacob Heimann, New York.

Details

Artist
Feti, Domenico
Language
  • English
Collection
Description of Originals
  • Black and white painting
  • 10 cm by 12 cm
Subjects
Part of
Nash Collection of Primates in Art and Illustration
Source
Janson, H. W. Apes and Ape Lore in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. London: The Warburg Institute University of London, 1952
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