image fuessly_archiv der insect_plate 3
Image number: RS.11103
Credit: © The Royal Society

Striped hawk moth

Date

1791

Creator

Johann Rudolf Schellenburg (1740-1806, Swiss), Artist

After

T. Kochlin (active 01/01/1790-31/12/1799), Artist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 221mm
width (print): 175mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > insect

Description

Entomological studies of the Striped hawk moth Hyles livornica (here styled Phinx koechlini). Four figures showing the developmental stages of caterpillar, pupa and adult insect.

Plate 3 from Johann Kaspar Füssli [also spelt Fuessly], 'Archiv der insectengeschichte'…1791-1795.

Printed below: ‘T Kochlin del & pinx. Schellenberg sculp.’.

Johann Kaspar Füssli (1743-1786) entomologist was the brother of the well-known artist Henry Fuseli (1745-1825), born Johann Heinrich Füssli.