Clara, former Young Producer and current Educator at the Gallery, discusses van Kessel’s detailed insect paintings.
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🎨 Jan van Kessel, ’Butterflies, Moths and Insects with Sprays of Common Hawthorn and Forget-Me-Not’
🎨 Jan van Kessel, ’Butterflies, Moths and Insects with Sprays of Creeping Thistle and Borage’
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