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MBB Bx E 1069 141_

This is another oil painting from the collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux; made by an anonymous painter in the 19th century, it is entitled “Nature mort aux raisins” [1].

The snail is here seen in a dorsal view, half from the side; the dextral shell seen in top view, with an inflated last whorl and a spiral band in the colour pattern. The animal has all tentacles shown. Possibly this snail was modelled after a Helix-like species.

MBB Bx E 1069 141_d

[1] MBB, inv. Bx E 1069 141. Joconde | escargot (réponse #137).