Visual display of the Ape and Negro

Ape and Negro

  • Motif of a negro with an ape crouching on his head.
  • Original image from the motif of the Adoration of the Magi of Ghiberti's North Door for the Florentine baptistery (modelled c. 1410).

Details

Language
  • English
Collection
Description of Originals
  • Black and white photograph
  • 6 cm by 7 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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