heaveninawildflower: De aquatilibus (1553). H…

heaveninawildflower:

De aquatilibus (1553).

Hand-coloured woodcuts of fish, shellfish, mollusks, whales, turtles etc.

Attributed to Pierre Gourdelle (French, about 1530–after 1588). Author Pierre Belon (French, 1517?–1564)

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Image and text courtesy MFA Boston.