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A monkey working a mortar and pestle, below Lorenzo Lippi (?) writing his humorous poem 'Malmantile Racquistato', a muse standing at left

Artist:
Francesco Zucchi (Italian, Venice 1692–1764 Venice)
Artist:
After Lorenzo Lippi (Italian, 1606–1665)
Date:
ca. 1710–64
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (20 x 15 cm) plate: 7 1/2 x 5 9/16 in. (19.1 x 14.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.396
Not on view
Signature: At lower right, in plate: Fr. Zuc. sculp.

Inscription: Lettered in bottom margin: 'Laur. Lippi inv. / Fr. Zuc. sculp.' within image on plaque upper centre: 'MALMANTILE / RACQUISTATO.'
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
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