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Nymphalis Callisto & Lasinassa Butterflies

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Antique print. Nymphalis Callisto And Lasinassa Butterflies
Nymphalis Callisto & Lasinassa Butterflies
US$125.00

Nymphalis Callisto & Lasinassa Butterflies

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Nymphalis lasinassa butterfly from Java in Indonesia. Nymphalis callisto butterfly from Ambon and Java in Indonesia. /p>

This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original hand painted colouring and is in very good condition. The paper has a pleasant light cream tone. There is a little minor foxing. Lucas was a French entomologist at Paris's Natural History Museum.

Style
Date Made1800-1849
Paper Size23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches)
ShapePortrait
Main ColorPurple
Size Category21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]