Artwork Title: Plate 11 - Artist Name: Eugène SéguyArtwork Title: Plate 11 - Artist Name: Eugène Séguy

Plate 11

Eugène Séguy

Séguy's notes: 1. Amaurodes Passerinii. Mozambique; 2. Inca clathratus. Pérou; 3. Histrionica euchroea. Madagascar; 4. Cerathorhina derbyana. Mozambique. 5. Goliathus giganteus. Cameroun. ( Seguy published many design folios utilizing the pochoir technique, a printing process that employs a series of stencils to lay dense and vivid color. He produced 11 albums of illustrations and designs from the turn of the century to the 1930s. ( Séguy was a French entomologist who wanted to use his artistic skill to glorify the sublime beauty of nature, creating what he called a ‘world of sumptuous forms and colours.’ He then transformed these beautiful illustrations into textile designs. (


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