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Swallow-Tailed Butterfly and Twelve Other Insects, from Diversae Insectorum...Figurae

A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.

Date:

after 1644

Artist:

Wenceslaus Hollar
Bohemian, 1607-1677

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Wenceslaus Hollar

Title

Swallow-Tailed Butterfly and Twelve Other Insects, from Diversae Insectorum...Figurae

Place

Bohemia (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1644–1652

Medium

Etching on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Sheet, trimmed within platemark: 11.6 × 17.9 cm (4 5/8 × 7 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair Fund

Reference Number

1925.1523

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