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Maria Sibylla Merian

Tansy, corncockle, peach-leaved bellflower, owlet moth and ichneumon fly, ca. 1688-1691
Sint Petersburg (Rusland), Russische Academie van [..]
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 a series

onderdeel van een reeks van ca. 20 bladen in aquarel en gouache op perkament, omgeven door een dubbele zwarte lijn, met voorstellingen van planten die in de keuken gebruikt worden en medicinale planten, die in de literatuur wordt aangeduid als 'kruidenserie'
Support/medium
vellum, brush in color (water color), gouache (material/technique)
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 381 x 304 mm
Current attribution
Maria Sibylla Merian
Date
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. 1688-1691 (1688 - 1691)
datering volgens Ullmann 1974, p. 46
Created in
Wieuwerd (Littenseradiel) Merian woonde en werkte in bovenvermelde periode in Waltha-state, bij Wieuwerd
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Entered on: 2009-11-03; Last modification: 2016-12-27

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