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The Monkey

[Northampton, MA] Apiary Press, 1959

Inscription

Graphite on half title, by the artist: "For Robert Light / January 1968 / in consideration for a Rembrant [sic] Beggar / [profile sketch of a man]" Graphite on front pastedown leaf "Property of R. M. Light"

Signed

Pen and black ink below colophon: "Thomas Browne Cornell"; graphite on half-title "Thomas Cornell"

Provenance

Acquired in 1968 from the artist by Robert M. Light; gift of R. M. Light and Company, Inc., to MFA, April 10, 1969.

Credit Line

Gift of R.M. Light and Company, Inc.

1959

Place of Publication

Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall (sewn, without boards): 33.4 x 25.8 x 1.6 cm (13 1/8 x 10 3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.63

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 etchings

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