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Untitled (Pink-flowered plant bearing small round fruit)

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Pink-flowered plant bearing small round fruit, with two examples of a brown and yellow butterfly, from an album of 91 drawings entitled 'Merian's Drawings of Surinam Insects &c'; with a black and white butterfly and two caterpillars and chrysalises. Watercolour, heightened with white, and with pen and grey ink, on vellum.

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