Friday, August 27, 2010

Illustrated: Simia et Catuli Eius


M0106 - M0107 - M0108
107. Simia et Catuli Eius. Animalia olim contendebant quis pulcherrimos haberet liberos. Aderant omnia; simia quoque catulos suos brachio gestat. Hac veniente, nullum animalium potuit a risu temperare. Continuo simia exclamat, “Immo nostis catulos meos esse aliis longe pulchriores.”

Simia et Iuppiter - Osius

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M0107 = Perry364. Source: Stoddart p. 119. This is Perry 364. Compare the ugly children of the owl, #461, or the toad, #613.

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