© 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 (Life cycles of a butterfly and moth)

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Life cycles of a butterfly and moth, from an album of 91 drawings entitled 'Merian's Drawings of Surinam Insects &c'; examples of chrysalises and caterpillars on a yellow-flowered plant. Watercolour, touched with bodycolour, with pen and grey ink, on vellum.

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