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A monkey patient being treated by a monkey surgeon with a clyster, the latest French fashion accessory. Line engraving, c. 1660.
- Steen, Jan, 1626-1679.
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1 print : line engraving ; image 13.9 x 18.6 cm
Och Aap gy loopt gevaar men moet uw fluks clisteeren/ La moode de franse un boeuljon zoo kan u smert verkeeren
Wellcome Library no. 17510i
The print is a parody of a painting by Jan Steen known as 'The doctor's visit'. In the Steen, the patient is a woman and the small monkey holding the pot is a dog sitting beside a pot.
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