1744 August Johann Roesel von Rosenhof copperplate art and engraving with his own handcolouring and plate correction. From \Der monatlich-herausgekommenen Insecten-Belustigungen Erste Sammlung\ (Insect Amusements) Rosenhof was a miniature painter who became fascinated by the work of Maria Sibylla Merian and decided to emulate her. His entomology art work is one of the finest of the 18th Century, as demonstrated by this virtuoso print of the Death's Head Hawkmoth, Acherontia atropos. It shows the moth in a natural and a set pose. This species, whose larvae will feed on solanacea leaves (including potato), used to be a regular visitor to bee hives of Apis melifera where it raids for honey. The moth mimics the scent of honey bees to reduce attack and is covered in dense hairlike scales. See matching plate of larvae and pupae.<p>Bring museum quality art into your home or office decor with a canvas print that will never warp or sag. Each canvas print is 1.25” deep, with a hard, sealed finish back and pre-installed hanging hardware, so it’s designed to hang tough and is super easy to display. Add a frame to any canvas print for an eye-catching accent.</p>
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All of our canvas is artist-grade material wrapped around a strong, sturdy frame that will stay as taut and flat as the day it was made. Add a frame in contemporary and modern styles for the perfect finish for your decor.Illustrations Paul Stewart Illustrations Animals Insect and Arachnid