Pap. Exotic. ButterflyMoth Engraving, I. C. Bock.

Pap. 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. Very good condition. Title of this print "Papilion. Exotic. Tab. XVI", illustrating the Lysander, Hippason, Amosis and Panthonus species. Item #19350

Price: $175.00

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