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Maria Sibylla Merian

Twee vlinders, vóór 1705
Neurenberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, [..]
Object information
Object category
drawing
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 (unbound)

verwijderd uit het zog. Studienbuch, in de Bibliotheek van de Russische Akademie voor Wetenschappen in Sint-Petersburg, inv. nr. F nr. 246
Support/medium
vellum, brush in color (water color), body color
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 90 x 145 mm
Signature/inscription
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  • signed and dated lower left: Amsterdam den 24 Februarij 1706./ Maria Sijbilla Merian.
    in pen in bruin; de datering is niet de datum van vervaardiging, maar de datum waarop de tekening verkocht werd [Haarlem/Frankfurt am Main 1997-1998, p. 135]
Current attribution
Maria Sibylla Merian
Date
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vóór 1705 (1699 - 1705)
voorstudie voor kopergravure uit 1705
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
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  • preliminary study for
    Maria Sibylla Merian
    prent

    Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Ofte Verandering der Surinaamsche insecten. Waar in de Surinaamsche rupfen en wormen met alle des zelfs veranderingen na het leven afgebeeld en beschreven worden, Amsterdam 1705, blad 2

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Entered on: 2009-05-13; Last modification: 2016-12-27

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