ars simia naturae

Latin phrase
ars sim·​ia na·​tu·​rae | \ˈärs-ˈsi-mē-ə-nä-ˈtu̇r-ē, -ˈtu̇r-ˌī\

Definition of ars simia naturae 

: art (is) the ape of nature : art imitates nature

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