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Eumenia Toxea, Nicoeus & Satyrus Lena Butterflies

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Antique print. Eumenia Toxea, Nicoeus And Satyrus Lena Butterflies
Eumenia Toxea, Nicoeus & Satyrus Lena Butterflies

Eumenia Toxea, Nicoeus & Satyrus Lena Butterflies

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Eumenia toxea butterfly from Central America. Eurybia nicoeus and Satyrus lena butterflies from Guyana and Brazil. /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.

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