Maria Sibylla Merian

Bataafse roos, 1675 gedateerd
Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek Bamberg, inv./ 1 [..]
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Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

part of an album amicorum

losse pagina afkomstig uit het album amicorum van Christoph Arnold (1627-1685)
paper, brush in color (water color)
rectangle (landscape format) 85 x 137 mm
langs de randen besneden
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription upper right: Deß menschen leben ist gleich Einer Blum
    het opschrijft verwijst naar Job 14: 1-2 en Psalm 103:15 (Wettengl 1998)
  • inscription lower left: Solches malte dem herren/ Magister zu Ehren/ Maria Sibila Gräffin/ geborene Merianin A° 1675 17 Februar/ in Nürnberg
    opdracht bedoeld voor de geestelijke Christoph Arnold (Wettengl 1998)
Current attribution
Maria Sibylla Merian
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
1675 (dated) (1675)
volgens opdracht vervaardigd op 17 februari 1675
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Entered on: 2009-05-12; Last modification: 2016-12-27


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