Item #41737 Phalaenar. europ. ENGRAVING - BUTTERFLY / MOTH.

Phalaenar. europ.

Klinger, I.G. (engraved by).
No date. Ca. 1780.
Copperplate engraving, thick wove paper sheet 10 x 7 3/4 inches, soft crease at lower right corner, otherwise very good condition. An exquisitely engraved and colored antique print showing the male and female, the larvae, pupa and chrysalis. The caterpillar phase is rendered with appealing detail! Probably from the German entymologist Johann Christoph Esper's Die Schmetterlinge in Abbil-dungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen, published between 1777 and 1801. Item #41737

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