We usher in October with insect-themed art. Consider this close-in crop of an engraving:
For 10 points, who is the artist?
Points will be awarded to the first person to register a correct guess in the comments. The cumulative points winner for the month of October will win their choice of 1) any 8×10-sized print from my insect photography galleries, or 2) a guest post here on Myrmecos.
ps- extra points for cogent discussion on the symbolism of the insects