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Megasoma Elephas or Megaceras Jason and Six Other Insects

A work made of watercolor and opaque watercolor on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of watercolor and opaque watercolor on cream laid paper.

Date:

1640/80

Artist:

Pieter Holsteyn, the younger
Dutch, 1614–1687

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pieter Holsteyn, the younger

Title

Megasoma Elephas or Megaceras Jason and Six Other Insects

Place

Netherlands (Artist's nationality)

Date

1640–1680

Medium

Watercolor and opaque watercolor on cream laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed center, below the beetle, in pen and brown ink: “PH”

Dimensions

16.5 × 21.6 cm (6 1/2 × 8 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Regenstein Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2020.263

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