Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Butterflies" Notecards, Boxed Set
Artists of all practices have long drawn inspiration from nature, taking as their subjects the plant and animal life around them. Butterflies especially enjoy a significant place in art history, from antiquity to contemporary art, often carrying symbolic meanings; they remain a pervasive subject and design element in popular culture across the globe.
Gathered here are five notecards featuring details from prints at The Met. With bold colors and striking patterns, these eye-catching cards are certain to inspire cheerful correspondence.