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Vanessa Charonia, Amathea & Laomedia Butterflies

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Antique print. Vanessa Charonia, Amathea And Laomedia Butterflies
Vanessa Charonia, Amathea & Laomedia Butterflies
US$95.00

Vanessa Charonia, Amathea & Laomedia Butterflies

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Vanessa charonia butterfly from China. Vanessa amathea butterfly from Guyana and Brazil. Vanessa laomedia butterfly from Java in Indonesia and China.

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]