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Stag Beetle (Detail) by Jacob Hoefnagel from Tattly Temporary Tattoos

You don't have to wear this beetle stag, Tattly come in pairs! 

This intricate creature was engraved by Jacob Hoefnagel as 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.

Stag Beetle (Detail) is available in the Natural Curiosities Set.

Tattlys 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.

Jacob Hoefnagel

Designed by

Jacob Hoefnagel

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.


Stag Beetle (Detail)


2.5" x 2.5"


This design is only available in our Natural Curiosities Set

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