Birds and two monkeys, several perched on bare tree branches beside a stone sculpted fountain; a monkey on a gourd plant to left, two parrots eating pears, perched on a stone scroll in the foreground, another monkey on a lege to right, eating an apple; plate I of a set of twelve.  1726  Hand-coloured etching

Birds and two monkeys, several perched on bare tree branches beside a stone sculpted fountain; a monkey on a gourd plant to left, two parrots eating pears, perched on a stone scroll in the foreground, another monkey on a lege to right, eating an apple; plate I of a set of twelve. 1726 Hand-coloured etching
1917,1208.1066,
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