International Arts Online Auction

February 24, 2011

LOT 85
Pieter Cramer (1721-1776)
  • Pieter Cramer (1721-1776)
  • Pieter Cramer (1721-1776)
  • Pieter Cramer (1721-1776)
  • Pieter Cramer (1721-1776)
  • Pieter Cramer (1721-1776)
  • Pieter Cramer (1721-1776)

85

Pieter Cramer (1721-1776), Dutch

SIX STUDIES OF BUTTERFLIES (FROM DE UITLANDSCHE KAPELLEN), 1775-1782)

Six handcoloured engravings on laid paper
Plate sight 10.75" x 8.25" — 27.3 x 21 cm.; 17.75" x 15.25" — 45.1 x 38.7 cm.

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $780
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

The De Uitlandsche Kapellen is a key work in the history of entomology. Over 1658 butterfly species were described and illustrated on 400 plates, where many new species of butterflies were identified.

Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Medium: Works on Paper
Nationality: Dutch