25 November 2003
Joseph Mendes da Costa (1863-1939)
Baviaan - Baboon
signed with monogram (on the reverse)
13 cm. high (excl. wooden base)
Executed in 1900 in an unknown edition.
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A.M. Hammacher, Mendes da Costa. De geestlijke boodschap der
beeldhouwkunst, Rotterdam 1941, p. 72 (ill. of another version)
Kunstschrift, XLI (1997), no.1, (Joseph Mendes da Costa special),
p. 38, no. j (ill. of another version)
Another version can be found in the Singer Museum, Laren.
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