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Maria Sybilla Merian - Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium

Maria Sibylla Merian is one of the most famous scientists and painters in the 17th century.

Maria Sibylla Merian’s most famous work is the beautiful fine illustrated work about the insects of Surinam published in the beginning of the 18th century. It was published for the first time 1704 with a total of 60 engraved plates.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Then it was enlarged with another twelve engravings in the 2nd edition, which was published from 1730 onwards. This famous work is Maria Sibylla Merian’s classic work. Maria S. Merian, born as the daughter of the famous German engraver and publisher Matthäus Merian, devoted herself to the study of insects and their metamorphosis.

Maria Sibylla Merian is one of the most famous scientists and painters in the 17th century. Maria Sibylla Merian’s most famous work is the beautiful fine illustrated work about the... read more »
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Maria Sybilla Merian - Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium

Maria Sibylla Merian is one of the most famous scientists and painters in the 17th century.

Maria Sibylla Merian’s most famous work is the beautiful fine illustrated work about the insects of Surinam published in the beginning of the 18th century. It was published for the first time 1704 with a total of 60 engraved plates.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Then it was enlarged with another twelve engravings in the 2nd edition, which was published from 1730 onwards. This famous work is Maria Sibylla Merian’s classic work. Maria S. Merian, born as the daughter of the famous German engraver and publisher Matthäus Merian, devoted herself to the study of insects and their metamorphosis.

Maria Sybilla Merian Insects of Surinam

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Copper engraving, finely hand colored, published in the famous series 'Over de Voortteeling en Wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaemsche Insecten' by...
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Copper engraving, finely hand colored, published in the famous series 'Over de Voortteeling en Wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaemsche Insecten' by...
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Copper engraving, finely hand colored, published in the famous series 'Over de Voortteeling en Wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaemsche Insecten' by...
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Antique Plate: 14 Plate: 14
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