© 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 moth)

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The life cycle of the moth, from an album of 91 drawings entitled 'Merian's Drawings of Surinam Insects &c'; with examples of the insect emerging from pupae, a caterpillar, and two moths on a plant with red berries. Watercolour and bodycolour, with pen and grey ink, heightened with white, on vellum.

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From the Watercolour World

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Suriname

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