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Papilio Dardanus, Papilio Brutus & Papilio Aneas Butterflies

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Antique print. Papilio Dardanus, Papilio Brutus And Papilio Aneas Butterflies
Papilio Dardanus, Papilio Brutus & Papilio Aneas Butterflies
US$95.00

Papilio Dardanus, Papilio Brutus & Papilio Aneas Butterflies

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Papilio dardanus butterfly from Brazil, Papilio brutus butterfly from Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Papilio aneas butterfly from Guyana.

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 ColorMulticolored
Size Category21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]
Tags: lucas , butterfly