Hoveton Hall Estate, Norfolk, England
Untitled (Studies of beetles)
Maria Sibylla Merian
From the collection
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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