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Red Octopus by Carl Chun, Vintage Sea Life Art Print, Natural History Illustration

Regular price $12.00

DESCRIPTION:

Red Octopus, vintage sea life art print by Carl Chun. 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:

This colorful illustration of an octopus is from the book "The Cephalopods". It was first published in Germany in 1910 by Carl Chun, a marine biologist. Chun is best known for discovering and naming the vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis, which means "vampire squid from hell").


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