© 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 (The life cycle of the butterfly)

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The life cycle of the butterfly, from an album of 160 drawings entitled 'Merian's Drawings of European Insects &c'; with examples of a caterpillar, chrysalis and two butterflies, with eggs on a lower stem of a plant. Watercolour and bodycolour, on vellum.

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© Trustees of the British Museum

From the Watercolour World

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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