Sunday, April 17, 2011
Drawings of Butterflies by Nabokov
The author’s own copy of Lolita. [via the Nabokov Museum]
Photograph of a young Nabokov with butterfly doodles by the man himself.
Flavorwire posted some of Vladimir Nabokov's drawings of butterflies in honor of his birthday next week (April 22). He adored butterflies from a young age. Nabokov used the title pages from some of his books and inscribed them to his wife, Vera, and other family members. Follow link to see more: