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Maria Sibylla Merian

A botanist gets a divorce and travels the world

Metamorphosis of a Caterpillar to a Butterfly

Metamorphosis of a Caterpillar to a Butterfly

1679
Heron Encircled by a Snake

Heron Encircled by a Snake

1700
Black Tegu Lizard

Black Tegu Lizard

1700
Tulip, two Branches of Myrtle and two Shells

Tulip, two Branches of Myrtle and two Shells

1700
Floral Wreath with Insects

Floral Wreath with Insects

1700
Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly

Branch of West Indian Cherry with Achilles Morpho Butterfly

1702-1703
Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle

Citron with Monkey Slug Moth and Harlequin Beetle

1702-1703
Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle

Branch of Genipapo with Long-Horned Beetle

1702-1703
Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles

Tropical White Morning Glory with two beetles

1702-1703
Turk's Cap Lily

Turk's Cap Lily

1705

The artists of The Enlightenment