© 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 (Red maize-like flower)

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Description

Red maize-like flower, possibly a banana plant, from an album of 91 drawings entitled 'Merian's Drawings of Surinam Insects &c'; depicting the life cycles of two moths and a wasp-like insect. Watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with white, and with pen and grey ink, on vellum.

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From the Watercolour World

Location

Suriname

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