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Quelques souvenirs entomologiques

Jean-Henri Fabre

Les Pharmaciens bibliophiles. 1966

29 original drypoints. limited edition of 190 copies

"I have always been fascinated by insects. They have always inspired me. I had the great pleasure of illustrating the work of this great entomologist and Poet from Provence. To observe a praying mantis, I had converted an aquarium into a vivarium. I even saw a female spider laying eggs. That same spider had eaten the male after copulation..."