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Bruycker, François Antoine de (Gent 1816 – 1882). (The Butterfly.) Old farmer’s wife sitting at the loom by the open window, looking at the beautiful landscape, but mostly at the butterfly at the window that also attracts the attention of the cat. Steel engraving by Albert Henry Payne (London 1812 – Leipsic 1902). C. 1850. 7⅛ × 5¼ in (18.2 × 13.4 cm).

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