Maria Sibylla Merian

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Maria Sibylla Merian (1647–1717) painted and studied insects along with the plants that provided their food and shelter.

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The following is excerpted from Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky. * * * * * * * * * * * * Reprinted with permission from Women in Science. Copyright © 2016 by Rachel Ignotofsky. …

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Maria Sibylla Merian self portrait Germany 1647 – 1717 : Maria Sibylla Merian was a German naturalist and scientific illustrator who studied plants and insects and made detailed paintings about them. Great Women, Amazing Women, Sibylla Merian, National Gallery, Detailed Paintings, Dutch Golden Age, Women In History, Botanical Prints, Natural History


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“Born on this day naturalist & artist Maria Sibylla Merian. Here, Teucer Owl Butterfly & Rainbow Whiptail Lizard among the bananas, from her book The Metamorphosis of the Insects of Suriname,



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15 Women Scientists You Should Know (Pictured: Entomologist Maria Merian)

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Meet 16 Trailblazing Female Scientists Who Dared to Discover!

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Famous Female Entomologists Part 4: Maria Sybilla Merian, the Mother of Entomology

This is Part Four of a five-part series on Famous Female Entomologists, in honor of the 32nd Annual Insect Fear Film Festival (February 28, 2015), the theme of which is […]

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Flora, fauna and fortitude: the extraordinary mission of Maria Sibylla Merian

Three hundred years after her journey into the South American rainforest to observe its plants and insects, Merian’s vibrant paintings are to go on public display. An exquisite response to nature, they reveal an artist ahead of her time

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Maria Merian and Other Women Who Studied Plants

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Art, Science, and Butterfly Metamorphosis: How a 17th-Century Woman Laid the Foundations of Modern Entomology

Remarkable drawings that shaped the course of science and radically defied gender norms.

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Merian and Daughters (Getty Center Exhibitions)

An exhibition at the Getty Center exploring the work and life of artist and scientist Maria Sibylla Merian and her daughters.

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Centuries before Sandberg and Friedan, there was Maria Sibylla Merian -- mother and pioneering naturalist

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Centuries before Sandberg and Friedan, there was Maria Sibylla Merian -- mother and pioneering naturalist

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