NICOLAAS STRUYK (DUTCH, 1686-1769) Insects Watercolor and gouache over chalk on paper
NICOLAAS STRUYK (DUTCH, 1686-1769)
Watercolor and gouache over chalk on paper
Specimens lettered with red ink
Paper size: 15 x 9 3/4 in.
Frame size: Modern, 19 3/4 x 14 1/2 in.
Biography sourced from J. Paul Getty Museum archives.
In the eighteenth-century, art and science were not separate disciplines, and Struyk was neither professional artist, nor scientist. He was, in fact, a noted mathematician who was also a highly skilled draftsman.
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