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Giant Octopus by Pierre Dénys, Vintage Sea Life Art Print, Natural History Illustration

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DESCRIPTION:

Giant Octopus, vintage sea life art print by Pierre Dénys. This fine-art reproduction is printed on heavy 216 gsm acid-free art paper. It includes a custom-cut antique white mat, backing board and clear sleeve. Handcrafted in USA when you order.

AVAILABLE SIZES:

• SMALL: 5 x 7" print is matted in 8" x 10" antique white mat.
• MEDIUM: 8 x 10" print is matted in 11" x 14" antique white mat.
• LARGE: 11 x 14" print is matted in 16" x 20" antique white mat.

BEHIND THE SCENES:

There have always been myths and legends about giant creatures in the sea. This illustration of a Gigantic Octopus (Le Poulpe Colossal) attacking a French sailing ship is from "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particulière des Mollusques Vol 2". It was published by Pierre Dénys de Montfort in Paris in 1802.

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