"Primula with caterpillar on its stalk and dragonfly," a painting by naturalist and scientific illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian, 17th - 18th centuries

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Maria Sibylla Merian, Plate 1 from Dissertation in Insect Generations and Metamorphosis in Surinam, 1719

Insects on pineapple, Maria Sibylla Merian, Plate 1 from Dissertation in Insect Generations and Metamorphosis in Surinam, 1719

Maria Sibylla Merian ((2 April 1647 – 13 January 1717))

Maria Sibylla Merian - Maria Sibylla Merian was a German-born naturalist and scientific illustrator, a descendent of the Frankfurt branch of the Swiss Merian family, founders of one of Europe's largest publishing houses in the century.

loveisspeed.......: Maria Sibylla Merian (2 April 1647 – 13 January 1717) was a German naturalist and scientific illustrator who studied plants and insects and made detailed paintings about them. Her detailed observations and documentation of the metamorphosis of the butterfly make her a significant, albeit not well-known, contributor to entomology..

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loveisspeed.......: Maria Sibylla Merian (2 April 1647 – 13 January 1717) was a German naturalist and scientific illustrator who studied plants and insects and made detailed paintings about them. Her detailed observations and documentation of the metamorphosis of the butterfly make her a significant, albeit not well-known, contributor to entomology..

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Maria Sibylla Merian     Maria Sibylla Merian was a naturalist and scientific illustrator who studied plants and insects and made detailed paintings about them

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Maria Sibylla Merian

wreath of bees and flowers Maria Sibylla Merian – was a naturalist and scientific illustrator, studying plants and insects Maria Sibylla Merian – was a naturalist and scientific illustrator, studying plants and insects

Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) was a German naturalist and scientific illustrator who studied plants and insects. Her detailed observations and documentation of the metamorphosis of the butterfly make her a significant, but not well known, contributor to entomology.        Scholars at the time believed insects came from spontaneous generation. However, Maria studied what actually happened during the transformation of caterpillars into butterflies and illustrated the stages of their…

Maria Sibylla Merian self portrait Germany 1647 – 1717 : Maria Sibylla Merian was a German naturalist and scientific illustrator who studied plants and insects and made detailed paintings about them.

Maria Sibylla Merian - Racinis Butterfly, Greater Sacktail, Castor Oil Plant

The Antiquarium - Antique Print & Map Gallery - Maria Sibylla Merian - Racinis Butterfly, Greater Sacktail, Castor Oil Plant - Hand-colored etching

Banana tree & Moths by Maria Sibylla Merian - Art Print  #9785872872924 #Buyenlarge #General #Insects #MariaSibyllaMerian #New

Banana tree & Moths by Maria Sibylla Merian - Art Print

Banana tree & Moths by Maria Sibylla Merian - Art Print Banana Tree finds a Moth's caterpillars onits flowers & Fruit;

Banana Plant with Teucer Giant Owl Butterfly and a Rainbow whiptail Lizard by Maria Sibylla Merian - Art Print  #9785872874034 #Buyenlarge #General #Insects #MariaSibyllaMerian #New

Banana Plant with Teucer Giant Owl Butterfly and a Rainbow whiptail Lizard by Maria Sibylla Merian - Art Print

Banana Plant with Teucer Giant Owl Butterfly and a Rainbow whiptail Lizard by Maria Sibylla Merian - Art Print - Postercrazed

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