Japanese owl moth, Brahmaea japonica. AMT.19.07.006

Original drawing of a preserved insect specimen from a museum collection, etched, oxidised and scratched into a 0.9mm solid copper plate. The copper plate is etched with a unique reference number, finished with clear lacquer and float mounted into a custom made box frame without glass.

Plate size 20x20cm.

Frame size 32x32cm.

This piece is currently on display in De Rerum Natura | On the Nature of Things, Tuscany, Italy.

Photo: Olga Niescier | Kalpa Art Living

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