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Maria Sibylla Merian
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Maria Sibylla Merian, The Artists
Portrait of Maria Sibylla Merian

Maria Sibylla Merian was a German Female Artist born on April 2, 1647. Sibylla Merian contributed to the Enlightenment movement, worked in Netherlands and Suriname and died on January 13, 1717.

Metamorphosis of a Caterpillar to a Butterfly, Maria Sibylla Merian

Metamorphosis of a Caterpillar to a Butterfly

1679
Black Tegu Lizard, Maria Sibylla Merian

Black Tegu Lizard

1700
Floral Wreath with Insects, Maria Sibylla Merian

Floral Wreath with Insects

1700
Heron Encircled by a Snake, Maria Sibylla Merian

Heron Encircled by a Snake

1700
Tulip, two Branches of Myrtle and two Shells, Maria Sibylla Merian

Tulip, two Branches of Myrtle and two Shells

1700
Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle, Maria Sibylla Merian

Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle

1702-1703
Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly, Maria Sibylla Merian

Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly

1702-1703
Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle, Maria Sibylla Merian

Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle

1702-1703
Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles, Maria Sibylla Merian

Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles

1702-1703
Turk's Cap Lily, Maria Sibylla Merian

Turk's Cap Lily

1705

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