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Butterflies (Detail)
Butterflies (Detail)
Butterflies (Detail)
Butterflies (Detail)
Butterflies (Detail)

Butterflies (Detail)

Jacob Hoefnagel

Our hearts a flutter over these vintage butterflies!

Based on an engraving by Jacob Hoefnagel, these fluttering creatures are a part of his bound volume Archetypa studiaque patris Georgii Hoefnagelii, published in 1592. This Tattly was created as part of the licensing partnership with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Learn more about our partnership in our interview with Gregory Jecmen, an Associate Curator of Old Master Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery of Art here


Butterflies is available in the Natural Curiosities Set.

Size: 2" x 4"

Sale price
$5
Regular price
$5
Set of 2

Tattly are safe and non-toxic, lasting on average 2-4 days. We suggest placing on oil-free areas where skin does not stretch and keep them clean! Watch our Application Video to become a pro.

Antwerp, Belgium

Jacob Hoefnagel, court artist to Emperor Rudolph II in Prague, is noted for his natural history illustrations. His engravings done after drawings by his father, Joris, and published in 1592 in Frankfurt, are of plants, insects and small animals, as seen and studied from life.

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Natural Curiosities Set
By Jacob Hoefnagel
Sale price
$15
Regular price
$15
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Seahorse (Detail)
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Sale price
$5
Regular price
$5
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