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Study of Lepidopterans (Five Adults and a Caterpillar)
Study of Lepidopterans (Five Adults and a Caterpillar)
Date:
ca. 1700
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Watercolor With Gum Glaze Additions On Cream Laid Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 133 x 178 mm (5 1/4 x 7 in.)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Lord Fairhaven; Morton Morris & Co., London

Accession Number:
1984.2.45
Acquisition Date:
1984-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Master Drawings from the AFGA, 3 August - 13 October 1985.
CPLH, Recent Acquisitions, Part 1, 1500-1950, 7 March - 24 May 1987.
CPLH, The First Fifty Years, Celebrating the AFGA, 18 April - 5 July 1998.
de Young, Rembrandt's Century, 26 Jan - 2 June 2013.

Six moths and/or butterflies, numbered. At the bottom of the picture is a caterpillar. All of the creatures are of different types.