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Monkeys Acting in front of the Governor's House, Stockholm
  • Monkeys Acting in front of the Governor's House, Stockholm

    TitleMonkeys Acting in front of the Governor's House, Stockholm
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on panel
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 18 x 23,5 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 26 x 32 x 3 cm
  • DatingMade c. 1738
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Johan Pasch d.ä., Swedish, born 1706-03-12, dead 1769-01-16
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Inventory No.NM 4677
  • AcquisitionGift 1882 Governor Gustaf af Ugglas
  • Description
    Artist/Maker
    Images and media

    This painting was a gift to Carl Gustaf and Ulla Tessin. It shows a theatrical lark in which nieces and nephews Lotta, Brita, Carl, Gabriel Erik and Fredrik Sparre are dressed up as apes. With hats and aprons held out they catch Christmas gifts thrown by the host couple from the balcony.