Maria Sibylla Merian

Tempelboom met twee vlinders, ca. 1700
London (England), British Museum, inv./ [..]
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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)

fol. 8 van 91
vellum on paper, pen in black ink, brush in color (water color), heightened with gum arabic or egg yolk, gouache (material/technique)
perkament op papier, geplakt op grijs karton
rectangle (portrait format) 361 x 274 mm
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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.
c. 1700 (1699 - 1705)
ontstaan tijdens verblijf in Suriname of kort daarna, waarschijnlijk voorstudie voor prent in insectenboek uit 1705
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Artistically related to other work
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Visual documentation
Creation date: 2009-05-26; Last modified date: 2016-12-27


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