'Le Paon Bleu' [Cuckoo wrasse] Anonymous
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'Le Paon Bleu' [Cuckoo wrasse]
Marine zoological study showing a side view of the male Cuckoo wrasse (Labrus mixtus) with a detail of the head, intended to show the teeth of the fish. Plate 12 from the book Icones rerum naturalium, ou figures enlumlinees d'histoire naturelle du Nord, by Peter Ascanius, volume 1 (Copenhagen, 1772). Inscribed in ink, upper right "Tab.XII" Peter Ascanius was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1755.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1772
- Image reference: RS-9871
- The Royal Society
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