Hannah Firmin

Check out the wonderful site at The Metropolitan Museum in New York, ‘New Connections’, with this week’s topic, ‘Bugs’...

…featuring the Japanese screen above (‘Autumn Grasses In Moonlight’ 1872-91, by Shibata Zeshin, and the 18th century Japanese Netsuke Ivory carving below, ‘Autumn Grasses With Praying Mantis’…

Ch’i Pai Shin

Ch'i Pai Shih Cricket Painting Cultural Entomology Digest 1

Chiara Carrer

Mariana Massarani


Martin Jarrie

Xanthie / Martin Jarrie

Wolf Erlbruch

Ian Murray


Sara Fanelli

Julie Marabelle  at ‘Famille Summerbelle‘…

Red Love Bugs

Mique Moriuchi

Mique Moriuchi 9

Beatrice Alemagna

Mike Southern

Insect Wasp Original Etching and Engraving

Massive Beetle Original Etching

Original Insect Etching

Edward Lear and his Nonsense Books

One Hundred Nonsense Pictures

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Christopher Marley

E.A.Seguy…thanks BibliOdyssey

E. A. Séguy butterflies and beetles

…and Seguy’s beetle textile patterns

E. A. Seguy Beetle Pattern, Cultural Entomology Digest 2

Rene Lalique

…and Louis Comfort Tiffany

Kerry Lemon‘s  lovely patterns

Dru Drury, 1770’s…

Morteza Zahedi, with the last three illustrations from ‘The Trip Of A Butterfly‘…thanks International Children’s Digital Library

David Hughes

Melinda Beck

. A Bug’s Death . editorial illustration

. bread winner . editorial illustration. emerging markets . editorial illustration

Gwang-ik Lee

and a delightful 1912 animation clip from Winsor McCay

…thanks PictureBookIllustration!

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