Atelier Entomologica

Cultural Entomology
japaneseaesthetics:

A wooden tobacco pouch, Meiji period (1868-1912). Japan.  Inlaid with insects and mixed materials, with netsuke and ojime. 8 cm x 8.2 cm.

japaneseaesthetics:

A wooden tobacco pouch, Meiji period (1868-1912). Japan.  Inlaid with insects and mixed materials, with netsuke and ojime. 8 cm x 8.2 cm.

(Source: carters.com.au)

scientificillustration:

A copy of ‘Elements of the Natural History of the Animal Kingdom’ with watercolour additions by Albin Burt (1784-1842). Sold at Sotheby’s in 2002 at a Natural History, Travel, Atlases and Maps auction.

scientificillustration:

A copy of ‘Elements of the Natural History of the Animal Kingdom’ with watercolour additions by Albin Burt (1784-1842). Sold at Sotheby’s in 2002 at a Natural History, Travel, Atlases and Maps auction.

(via foreverinbloom)

yumatsuoka00:

Jan van Kessel, Insects on a Stone Slab, c. 1660-70. Oil on copper

yumatsuoka00:

Jan van Kessel, Insects on a Stone Slab, c. 1660-70. Oil on copper

Olaf Hajek, illustration for cover of 3x3 magazine on contemporary illustration

Olaf Hajek, illustration for cover of 3x3 magazine on contemporary illustration

(Source: olafhajek.de)

art-and-things-of-beauty:

Jan van Kessel (Belgium, 1626-1679)  -  Oil on copper 12 x 18 cm. 1659.
Studies of an apple blossom, butterflies, bugs and other insects.

art-and-things-of-beauty:

Jan van Kessel (Belgium, 1626-1679)  -  Oil on copper 12 x 18 cm. 1659.

Studies of an apple blossom, butterflies, bugs and other insects.