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Jan van Kessel’s Signature of Caterpillars and Snakes (1657)

- May 28, 2019 in artist signature, caterpillars, insects, Jan van Kessel, signature, snakes, spiders, weirdest artist signature, writing

One of history's most idiosyncratic artist signatures, composed entirely of writhing creatures.

Jan van Kessel’s Signature of Caterpillars and Snakes (1657)

- May 28, 2019 in artist signature, caterpillars, insects, Jan van Kessel, signature, snakes, spiders, weirdest artist signature, writing

One of history's most idiosyncratic artist signatures, composed entirely of writhing creatures.

Images from German “Caterpillar Calendar” (1837)

- January 16, 2018 in butterflies, caterpillars, entomology, insects, lepidoptery

Wonderful illustrations from an entomological volume outlining which caterpillars appear each month, as well as details on how to keep them and catch the butterflies into which they will transform.

Images from German “Caterpillar Calendar” (1837)

- January 16, 2018 in butterflies, caterpillars, entomology, insects, lepidoptery

Wonderful illustrations from an entomological volume outlining which caterpillars appear each month, as well as details on how to keep them and catch the butterflies into which they will transform.

Images from German “Caterpillar Calendar” (1837)

- January 16, 2018 in butterflies, caterpillars, entomology, insects, lepidoptery

Wonderful illustrations from an entomological volume outlining which caterpillars appear each month, as well as details on how to keep them and catch the butterflies into which they will transform.