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Date:
19th–20th century
Location:
Not on display
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Dimensions:
14.4 x 15.1 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.31751
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

An appreciative audience sits in a curving balcony section, but all are animals. An aristocratic-looking monkey with a large hat looks through her lorgnette. A cat next to her peers from behind a fan, while another looks through opera glasses. Behind them a well-dressed wolfhound holds his cane and cheers. Beside him a top-hatted sheep applauds, but in back of the sheep another dog is moved to tears. At the far end is the "bird section," with an owl watching the stage soberly, a macaw applauding vigorously, a rooster crowing, and a small pelican quietly observing the stage. (Virginia K. Anderson 03/20/95)