The J. Paul Getty Museum

Insects, Basil Thyme, and Land Snails

Object Details

Title:

Insects, Basil Thyme, and Land Snails

Artist/Maker:

Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - 1600)
and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died 1575)

Culture:

Flemish and Hungarian

Place:

Vienna, Austria (Place Created)

Date:

1561–1562; illumination added 1591–1596

Medium:

Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. 20 (86.MV.527), fol. 89

Dimensions:

Leaf: 16.6 × 12.4 cm (6 9/16 × 4 7/8 in.)

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Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Artful Words: Calligraphy in Illuminated Manuscripts (December 18, 2018 to April 7, 2019)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), December 18, 2018 to April 7, 2019