Butterfly Fish #174 by Cuvier, Vintage Sea Life Art Print, Natural History Illustration
Butterfly Fish #174, vintage sea life art print by Cuvier. This fine-art reproduction is printed on heavy 216 gsm acid-free art paper. Handcrafted in USA when you order.
Note: Frames and mats are for display purposes only and are not included.
• SMALL: 5 x 7" print - fits standard 5 x 7" frame.
• MEDIUM: 8 x 10" - fits standard 8 x 10" frame.
• LARGE: 11 x 14" - fits standard 11 x 14" frame.
This is a colorful illustration of a Butterfly fish (Chaetodon Ephippium), a tropical fish that lives in the Indian Sea. It first appeared as plate #174 in the book "Histoire Naturelle des Poissons" by Baron Georges Cuvier, which was published in Paris in 1828. Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist, sometimes referred to as the "father of paleontology".