Butterflies painted by Albert Bierstadt with colors as grand as his Western sunsets. No, maybe better.

1893. Oil and pencil on pasteboard. Image © White House Collection/White House Historical Association. Fair use license. via Facebook and https://www.artsy.net/artwork/albert-bierstadt-butterfly
Green butterfly. No date.
Green butterfly. No date. Oil and pencil on paper. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.133.html/2008/american-paintings-n08414
1890. Gouache on paper. In the public domain due to age. via https://pixels.com/featured/butterfly-1890-albert-bierstadt.html
1898. Oil and pencil on paper laid down on board. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2019/american-art-n10048/lot.82.html
Yellow butterfly. ca. 1890.
Yellow butterfly. ca. 1890. Oil and graphite. Collection of the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. Image Courtesy of the Yale University Art Gallery. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yellow_Butterfly_by_Albert_Bierstadt.jpeg

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