Butterflies, insects, seashells and other fun things to while an afternoon away looking at for that special one. 17th century by Flemish artist Jan van Kessel the Elder with one done by his son. Related to the Brueghels.

"A sprig of redcurrants with an elephant hawk moth, a ladybird, a millipede and other insects." 1657.
“A sprig of redcurrants with an elephant hawk moth, a ladybird, a millipede and other insects.” 1657. Oil on copper. Image courtesy Sothebys. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via
"Butterflies and other Insects." 1661.
“Butterflies and other Insects.” 1661. Image © AllPosters.com. Fair use license. via https://www.allposters.com/-sp/Butterflies-and-Other-Insects-1661-Posters_i12109769_.htm?UPI=PPRPU60&PODConfigID=9436042&sOrigID
"A Study of Butterflies, Moths, Spiders, and Insects." Undated.
“A Study of Butterflies, Moths, Spiders, and Insects.” Undated. Jan van Kessel the Younger, artist (1654-1708). Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jan_van_Kessel_-_A_Study_of_Butterflies,_Moths,_Spiders,_and_Insects_-_BF.1978.10_-_Museum_of_Fin
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