Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas (1814 - 1899) was a French entomologist who worked at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris.
He is best known for his work titled “Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques”.
It had brilliantly hand-painted engravings of exotic butterflies.
Here are his best engravings of butterflies for you to choose from. They are original antiques from 1834.