"Grass Snake and the green vine snake(1892)", Dessalines D' Orbigny

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  • Frame size 1 1/8"
  • Matte size 2"
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About the Artwork

Immerse yourself in the enigmatic allure of “Grass Snake and the Green Vine Snake (1892)” by Dessalines D’Orbigny. This exquisite print captures the intricate details and mesmerizing forms of two distinct snake species, rendered with impeccable skill. The grass snake, depicted in monochromatic elegance, exudes a timeless grace; while the green vine snake, illustrated in vibrant hues, embodies the pulsating energy of life. Every scale and curve is meticulously crafted to bring these serpentine beauties to life. Adorning your space with this artwork isn’t just an aesthetic choice—it’s an invitation to a world where nature’s intricate designs are celebrated in all their glory. 

Alcide Charles Victor Marie Dessalines d’Orbigny (1802-1857) was a French naturalist who made major contributions in many areas, including zoology, paleontology, geology, archaeology, and anthropologyHe was born in Couëron, France, to a ship’s physician and amateur naturalistD’Orbigny is known for his extensive travels to South America between 1826 and 1833, where he collected over 10,000 natural history specimensHe described part of his findings in “La Relation du Voyage dans l’Amérique Méridionale pendant les annés 1826 à 1833” (Paris, 1824–47, in 90 fascicles)His contemporary, Charles Darwin, arrived in South America in 1832, and on hearing that he had been preceded, grumbled that D’Orbigny had probably collected “the cream of all the good things”D’Orbigny was awarded the Gold Medal of the Société de Géographie of Paris in 1834 

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  • Artist-Grade Canvas Fade-Resistant Archival Inks
  • Patented, Warp-Resistant Construction Hard-Sealed Back (No Dust or Staples)
  • Printed and assembled in the USA


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