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Maria Sibylla Merian

Nationality/school
North Netherlandish, German
Born
Frankfurt am Main 1647-04-02
baptized on 4 April 1647
Deceased
Amsterdam 1717-01-13
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daughter of Matthias Merian I; half-sister of Matthias Merian II; stepdaughter of Jacob Marrel; mother of Dorothea Maria Gsell and Johanna Helena Herolt; wife of Johann Andreas Graff (marriage in Frankfurt 16 May 1665 , left her husband in 1685).
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still life, botanical representation, portrait, flower piece, study of insects
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2018-07-31

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