Gymnastic Orangutan Baby

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Gymnastic Orangutan Baby, watercolor on mandmade vat paper

33 x 48 cm

From the collection of the Atelier Fritz Hug

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Anyone who doubts Darwin’s theories, or that apes and humans have the same ancestors, should take a look at this baby orangutan. Doesn’t it look like a little boy, naked on his changing table? The resemblance is striking. And once again: a confident stroke of charcoal and a little watercolor in the right places result in this magnificent depiction of a small great ape.

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