Maria Sibylla Merian Framed Floral Print Vintage 1970's

Nigel Dent

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Maria Sibylla Merian Framed Floral Print Vintage 1970's. A beautifully framed and presented floral print by 17th century Scientific illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian.  She was one of the earliest European naturalists to observe insects directly. Merian was a descendant of the Frankfurt branch of the Swiss Merian family. The print and its frame are in a superb clean condition being free of any visible faults or defects.

Total measurements are 37 x 30cm or 14.5 x 11.8 inches

Total weight is 1.2kg or 42.3 ounces