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Vanessa Orthosia, Sophronia & Cloantha Butterflies

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Antique print. Vanessa Orthosia, Sophronia And Cloantha Butterflies
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Vanessa Orthosia, Sophronia & Cloantha Butterflies
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Vanessa Orthosia, Sophronia & Cloantha Butterflies

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Vanessa orthosia butterfly from Ambon in Indonesia. Vanessa sophronie butterfly from Brazil. Vanessa cloantha butterfly from Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

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]