Stick Insect, Praying Mantis, Cricket, Locust

Artist/Collection: Emil Hanselmann
Product Code: FRP30618
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Stick Insect, Praying Mantis, Cricket, Locust

45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)
Rattle Grasshopper (Acridium stridulum), Migratory Locust (Acridium migratorium), Great Green Bush-cricket (Locusta viridissima), Locust (Locusta verrucivorus), Field Cricket (Gryllus campestria), House Cricket (Gryllus domesticus), European Mole Cricket (Gryllotalpa vulgaris), Giant Stick Insect (Phasma gigas), Leaf Insect (Phyllium siccifolium), Praying Mantis (Mantis religiosa), Oriental Cockroach (Blatta orientalis), American Cockroach (Blatta americana), European Earwig (Forficula auricularia)

This large antique lithograph is by Emil Hanselmann of Stuttgart in Germany and was made in about 1870. The original hand coloring and detail is superb. Antique prints by Hanselmann are rare and sought after due to their large size and lovely coloring. The condition is good and the paper is light creamy white. This is a fold out print so there is a crease down the centre as is often seen in large antique maps.

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Date Made 1849-1899
Paper Size 45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)
Shape Landscape
Main Color Green
Size Category 41 to 50 cm (16 to 20 inches)