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Detail from a print featured in the first part of Vincent’s Wondertooneel der NatureSource.

The frontispiece to Vincent’s Wondertooneel der NatureSource.

Detail from the frontispiece to Vincent’s Wondertooneel der Nature, showing the Explorer having a sneaky peek at what Nature has to offerSource

Detail from the frontispiece to Vincent’s Wondertooneel der Nature, showing the sculpted group at the very back of the hall, the nymph assisted by her two putti, Pattern and AdornmentSource

Print featured in Vincent’s Wondertooneel der NatureSource

Detail from above, showing phials containing animals suspended in spirits, each shelf separated by the delicately turned pillars – Source 

Print featured in Vincent’s Wondertooneel der NatureSource

Detail from above, showing the butterflies, beetles and flies arranged in decorative patterns of symmetrical curls and loops, reminiscent of the fabric patterns that Vincent would have worked with on a day to day basisSource 

Read: ‘Redressing the Balance: Levinus Vincent’s Wonder Theatre of Nature