The Shell Prints of Jean Charles Chenu
April 30 - October 10, 2009
1324 West Clay Street, Houston, TX 77019
On loan from the collection of the Houston Museum of Natural Science, "this exhibition showcases selections of Jean Charles Chenu’s, Illustrations Conchyliologiques, a sumptuous publication produced in Paris from 1842 to 1853. On display are 37 of the original 482 hand-colored, copperplate engravings of shells."