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Untitled (Studies of beetles)

c.1701-1705

Maria Sibylla Merian

From the collection

Title

Untitled (Studies of beetles)

Date

c.1701-1705

Description

Studies of beetles, with a blue-flowered plant, from an album entitled 'Merian's Drawings of Surinam Insects &c'; one black beetle resembling a stag-beetle, the other green. Watercolour, strengthened with gum, and bodycolour, heightened with white, on vellum.
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Location

Suriname

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Unknown

Medium

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