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Artist: Gabriel Cornelius von Max
[Czech painter, 1840-1915]

Title: Monkeys as Judges of Art

Date: 1889
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 33 x 42 inches (85 x 107 cm)
Location: Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Image size: 1100 x 860 pixels, 128 Kbytes
              
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I don't know whether the monkeys represent art critics specifically or the public in general, but you have to admire the spite that must have inspired him to go through the long process of painting this.

Or, maybe they just represent a bunch of monkeys.
 
 
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