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Danais Niavia & Plexippe Butterflies

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Antique print. Danais Niavia And Plexippe Butterflies
Danais Niavia & Plexippe Butterflies
US$95.00

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Danais plexippe butterfly from East Indies (Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea etc). Danais niavia butterfly from Coastal Guinea.

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.

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Style
Date Made 1800-1849
Paper Size 23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Orange
Size Category 21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]