Étienne Léopold Trouvelot, The Great Comet of 1881
French artist, astronomer, and amateur entomologist Étienne Léopold Trouvelot is noted for two major contributions in his lifetime: the 7000 or so illustrations he created from his astronomical observations and the accidental introduction of the highly destructive European Gyspy moth in North America.
Museum-quality print made on thick and durable matte paper. Upgrade your room with this exquisite astronomical illustration of the so-called Great Comet of 1882, a long-period comet discovered by John Tebbutt on 22 May 1881. It is called a great comet because of its brightness at its last apparition.
• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil
• Paper weight: 5.6 oz/y² (192 g/m²)
• Giclée printing quality
• Opacity: 94%