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2018.6.3

Artist

Maria Sybilla Merian

Title

Plate 23: 'Banana Plant with Teucer Giant Owl Butterfly and a Rainbow Whiptail Lizard.' from "Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium," Amsterdam

Creation Date

1705

Century

early 18th century

Dimensions

19 x 13 1/2 in. (48.26 x 34.29 cm)

Object Type

print/drawing

Creation Place

Europe, German

Medium and Support

hand-colored engraving on rag paper

Credit Line

Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund

Copyright

Public Domain

Accession Number

2018.6.3