© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Untitled (Caiman wrestling with a red and black snake)

c.1701-1705

Attributed to Dorothea Maria Henrietta Gsell

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Title

Untitled (Caiman wrestling with a red and black snake)

Date

c.1701-1705

Artist

Description

Caiman wrestling with a red and black snake, from an album entitled 'Merian's Drawings of Surinam Insects &c'; with red and blue caterpillar, and chrysalis on a red-flowered plant. Watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with white, and with pen and black ink, on vellum.
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Location

Suriname

Country

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Location Accuracy

Unknown

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