Papil. Exotic. ButterflyMoth Engraving, Joh Leitner.

Papil. Exotic.

Germany: No date, ca 1780. Lovely 18th century copperplate engraving with period handcolor of butterfly/moth. Approx. 8x10 1/2". Most likely from Johan Cristoph Esper's "Die Schmetterlinge in Abbil-dungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen", published between 1777 and 1801. Title of this print "Papil. Exotic. Tab III" illustrating the Polytes and Troilus species. Item #19343

Price: $225.00

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