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Maria Sibylla MerianA botanist gets a divorce and travels the world

Maria Sibylla Merian was a German Badass Female Artist born on April 2, 1647. Sibylla Merian contributed to the Enlightenment movement, worked in Netherlands, Suriname, and died on January 13, 1717. Get notified when Maria Sibylla Merian's biography is complete:

Metamorphosis of a Caterpillar to a Butterfly

1679

Tulip, two Branches of Myrtle and two Shells

1700

Floral Wreath with Insects

1700

Heron Encircled by a Snake

1700

Black Tegu Lizard

1700

Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly

1702-1703

Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle

1702-1703

Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle

1702-1703

Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles

1702-1703

Turk's Cap Lily

1705

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