Maria Sibylla Merian's "Bananas with Butterfly"

Discovery Editions

Bananas with butterfly . A Perfect Recreation™ of the engraving with original hand color. By Maria Sibylla Merian, c. 1699. 9" x 13" Merian arrived in Surinam in 1699 to study and paint the exotic butterflies -- and the caterpillars they developed from. She produced a series of iconic botanical images of the fruits and flowers her insects lived with and on. These delicate and flamboyant works are masterpieces of the Art of Discovery.

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General Style: Transitional

Specific Style: French, Victorian

Essential Properties: Antique, Artisan, Reproduction

Subject: Floral - Plants, Fruits and Vegetables, History, Nature - Ecology

Medium: Digital Print, Engraving, Giclée, Hand-colored, Watercolor

Type: Reproduction (Also available in Framed, Matted)

Production: Limited Production, Numbered, Open Edition

Number of Prints in This Edition: 100

Dimensions: 9" W x 13" H

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