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This detailed, hand-colored engraving is from Pieter Cramers work De Uitlandsche Kapellan Voorkomende in de drie Waereld-Deelen Asia, Africa en America… Papillons Exotiques des trois parties du Monde l’Asie, L’Afrique et l’Amerique. The work was published in Amsterdam between 1775 and 1791. Pieter Cramer was the primary author, while Casper Stoll completed the project after Cramers passing in 1777. Gerrit Lambertz was the commissioned colorist for the work. Each hand-colored engraving featured exotic butterflies and moths. Papillons Exotiques is the first work on entomology which was arranged according to the Linnean method. Over 1700 species were depicted in the work.