Watercolor and opaque watercolor on cream laid paper
Inscribed center, below the beetle, in pen and brown ink: “PH”
16.5 × 21.6 cm (6 1/2 × 8 9/16 in.)
Regenstein Endowment Fund
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Thea Vignau-Wilberg, Pieter Holsteijn the Younger, Haarlem 1614–1673 Amsterdam: Diverse Crawling and Flying Animals (Munich: Daxer & Marschall, 2013), pp. 32–33, no. 4 (color ill.).
Private collection, Winterthur and Zurich, to 1957; by descent to a private collection, Winterthur and Meilen, to 2004; by descent; sold by Daxer & Marschall Kunsthandel, Munich, to a private collector, New York, 2013; sold through Daxer & Marschall Kunsthandel, Munich, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2020.
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