Showcase: Étienne Léopold Trouvelot’s Astronomical Illustrations

Aurora Borealis

French artist, astronomer, and amateur entomologist Étienne Léopold Trouvelot is noted for two major contributions in his lifetime: the 7000 or so illustrations he created from his astronomical observations and the accidental introduction of the highly destructive European Gyspy moth in North America.

Obviously, today we’re going to take a look at some of his most exquisite astronomical illustrations, which are guaranteed to leave you speechless.

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Showcase: Norman Rockwell

Norman Percevel Rockwell was an American author, painter and illustrator. His works often reflect his views of American Culture.

Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life he created for The Saturday Evening Post during nearly five decades.

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