Category: insects

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Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): “Plate CLIII (Lis pourpre Courbe)” from Histoire des Insectes de L’Europe (via Aspire Auctions)

Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): “Plate CXLVII (Liseron)” from Histoire des Insectes de L’Europe (via Aspire Auctions)

Johanna Helena Herolt-Graff (German, 1668 – 1723): A white and violet tulip, a hyacinth, a white and red tulip and a marbled tuffett and its pupa and caterpillar (via Sotheby’s)

Rachel Ruysch (Dutch, 1664 – 1750): Still life with flowers (1706) (via Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien)

Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): “Plate CXXV (Cognassier fleuri)” from Histoire des Insectes de L’Europe (via Aspire Auctions)

Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): “Plate XLIV (Petite Ortie brulante)” from Histoire des Insectes de L’Europe (via Aspire Auctions)

Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): “Plate CLXX (Tulipe tardine, Orinthogalum germanique, fritillaire)” from Histoire des Insectes de L’Europe (via Aspire Auctions)

Maria Sibylla Merian (German, 1647 – 1717): “Plate LXI” from Histoire des Insectes de L’Europe (via Aspire Auctions)