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Maria Sibylla Merian

North Netherlandish, German
Frankfurt am Main (city) 1647-04-02
Houbraken 1721; baptized on 4 April 1647
Amsterdam (city) 1717-01-13
Houbraken 1721
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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 [Houbraken 1721], left her husband in 1685).
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
still life, botanical representation, portrait, flower piece, study of insects
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2023-05-16


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