Genera Insectorum of Linnaeus by James Barbut

Album of 126 original watercolours depicting insects for the work 'Genera Insectorum of Linnaeus' in which Barbut attempted to illustrate the major scientific insect groups as proposed by the naturalist Carl Linnaeus in 1758.


Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
17 x 15 cm
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Royal Entomological Society

Provenance

Acquired by the Royal Entomological Society circa 1967.

Venue details

Natural History Museum Cromwell Road, LONDON London SW7 5BD 020 7942 5000 www.nhm.ac.uk

Entry details

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