Butterflies Wing Patterns Beautiful 1766 antique engraved Lepidoptera print
$ 34.95

Histoire Naturelle, Insectes--Papillon Adonie, P. Diane, P. Vitellie & P. Eurinome

(Butterflies, Lepidoptera, Beautiful Insects, Graceful Vibrant Flying Bugs)

Issued 1766, Amsterdam

Charming original antique engraved print.

Printed in the mid 18th century, the hand made paper has gently age toned as always, but which remains sound, mostly clean & well preserved.

A lovely historic image which is not often seen, and is perfect for display.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The zoomable image is a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, as what you see is what we will send you. [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws ].

In Good to near VG or better condition; normal uniform minor age toning to sheet as typical, light waviness and small scattered staining or spotting. Overall the printed image is clean, well preserved and very attractive.

A fascinating antique printed image which any collector, dealer, institution or person of artistic taste would be happy to own and display.

Sheet measures c.  11 1/2" H x  8 1/4" W.

Printed area measures c. 9 1/4" H x  6 1/2" W