Monkeys in art history

Florentine School: Portrait of Filippo di Francesco I De’ Medici, Circa 1600, Oil on Canvas, 46 x 31 cm, Koetser Gallery

Gorleston Psalter, England 14th century (British Library, Additional 49622, fol. 62r)

Gorleston Psalter, England 14th century (British Library, Additional 49622, fol. 62r)

Pae White: Untitled (Editorial), 2006

Pae White: Untitled (Editorial), 2006

Angus Fairhurst: The Birth of Consistency, 2004, bronze

Monkeys mock writing. Missal illuminated by Petrus de Raimbeaucourt, 1323. Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague

Monkeys mock writing. Missal illuminated by Petrus de Raimbeaucourt, 1323. Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague

Pawian /Cynocephalus mas Aristotelis, Simia porcaria eiusdem secundum quosdam, Gynoprosopos homo Æliano, Tartarinus vulgo in Tartaria, Magot quibusdam in locis, Babuino vulgo Italis et Maimone, Babion vulgo Gallis/ (XVI w., Unibo, Fondo Ulisse Aldrovandi)

Pawian /Cynocephalus mas Aristotelis, Simia porcaria eiusdem secundum quosdam, Gynoprosopos homo Æliano, Tartarinus vulgo in Tartaria, Magot quibusdam in locis, Babuino vulgo Italis et Maimone, Babion vulgo Gallis/ (XVI w., Unibo, Fondo Ulisse Aldrovandi)

Jane Alexander: Lucky Girl and Monkey with rattling Maracas, 2000, Lyon, 5th Biennale

Jane Alexander: Lucky Girl and Monkey with rattling Maracas, 2000, Lyon, 5th Biennale

Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem: The Fall of Man,1592, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem: The Fall of Man,1592, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Annibale Carracci: Man with Monkey, London, British Museum

Annibale Carracci: Man with Monkey, London, British Museum

Banksy: Monkey Queen, 2003, Screenprint, in colors

Banksy: Monkey Queen, 2003, Screenprint, in colors