Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849–1921, United States)
Thayer was an American artist and naturalist. A painter of portraits, figures, animals and landscapes, he is best known for his paintings of angels and other mystical subjects.
He enjoyed a certain prominence during his lifetime, and his paintings
are represented in the major American art collections. He is also known
for his work in the field of protective colouration in nature, showing
how patterns on animals and insects provided a camouflaging effect.