Artist

E. Bostelmann

Nationality

American

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Medium

Book illustration

Height

8 1/2"

Width

6"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: 211A, JSP Box 11

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

A double-sided book illustration reproduction of the painting done by E. Bostelmann.

Giant Parrotfish Being Cleaned by a School of Wrasse quote, "After browsing on living coral the Great Green-toothed Parrotfish (Pseudoscarus guacamaia) upends in mid-water and allows the numerous small Wrasse to clean the teeth and scales of all adhering debris."

Orange-Lighted Finger-Squid Catching Lanternfish (Not pictured) quote, "This unnamed said from a full mile depth has a pair of enormous eyes with white luminous spots on the iris, and two orange bull's-eye lights at the tips of the longest arms. Its life equipment is unsurpassed as regards eyesight, terrific speed, deadly suckers and muscular arms.

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