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Maria Sibylla Merian

The St. Petersburg Watercolours

by Eckhard Hollmann

  • 162 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Prestel Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800,
  • Individual artists,
  • Watercolours,
  • European,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Private,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Techniques - Drawing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9104571M
    ISBN 103791329278
    ISBN 109783791329277

    Maria Sibylla Merian (April 2, – Janu ) was a naturalist and scientific illustrator who studied plants and insects and painted them in great detail. Her careful observations and documentation of the metamorphosis of the butterfly make her an important contributor to the scientific study of insects.   Tuesday's lovely Google Doodle in the style of Maria Sibylla Merian () was created to celebrate the birthday of the German scientific illustrator and : Grrlscientist.

      MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN DANIEL KIECOL Book Number: Product format: Hardback A pioneering scientist and explorer as well as an artist, Maria Sibylla Merian's () drawings and prints.   The works of the naturalist-artist Maria Sibylla Merian, whose “careful and deliberate portrayal of insect and host plant together had no precedent in scientific illustration” (Blunt and Stearn). Born in Frankfurt in , Merian was the daughter of the engraver Matthäus Merian and step-daughter of the flower painter Jacob Marrel.

    Maria Sibylla’s stepfather painted this arrangement of flowers. There are insects and animals in the painting too, but they lack detail and seem out of place on top of a wooden table. Spring Flowers in a Chinese Vase from The New Book of Flowers by Maria Sibylla Merian Maria Sibylla painted this still life. She included the. Maria Sibylla Merian requested the return of her possessions, took her daughters, and quit Castle Waltha. Maria Sibylla Merian, from The Book of Flowers (available at Amazon by clicking the image) III.


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Maria Sibylla Merian by Eckhard Hollmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

Maria Sibylla Merian was a woman ahead of her time, a great artist and scientist born in the mid 's. The format of this biography reminded me of a school textbook. Pretty dry, lots of inset pages and captions, but thoroughly informative on Maria Sibylla Merian/5.

Maria Sibylla Merian was an amazing woman and anyone who likes to learn about scientist/artist and interesting women in history will enjoy this book. The book is very pretty. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

Gabriele Masill. out of 5 stars fascinating biography of a woman scientist and artist/5(14). Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium (published in ) was the work of an extremely enterprising and independent woman, Maria Sibylla Merian ().

Inalong with her daughter, she travelled to Surinam to carry out research into the reproduction and development of insects. Maria Sibylla Merian, also known as Anna Maria Sibylla, (born April 2,Frankfurt am Main [Germany]—died JanuAmsterdam, Netherlands), German-born naturalist and nature artist known for her illustrations of insects and plants.

Merian's New Book of Flowers, first published incontinues to be a source of fascination throughout the world today. The Book of Flowers, published in Nuremburg between and in three volumes of twelve sheets, is the first work that Maria Sibylla Merian published and marketed herself/5(11). Maria Sibylla Merian (b Frankfurt am Main, 2 April ; d Amsterdam, 13 Jan ).

Strange Science - Maria Sibylla Merian In a world of natural history generalists, Maria Sibylla Merian, (also known as Maria Sybilla Merian) was a specialist, concentrating almost her entire life on how moths and butterflies metamorphosed from caterpillars.

Maria Sibylla Merian was a naturalist and scientific illustrator who studied plants and insects and made detailed paintings about them. Her detailed observations and documentation of the metamorphosis of the butterfly make her a significant contributor to entomology/5.

Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium - Transformation of the Surinamese insects (published in ) is the title of the book & masterpiece of an extremely enterprising and independent woman, Maria Sibylla Merian ().

Inalong with her daughter, she travelled to Surinam to carry out research into the reproduction and development of insects. Books by Maria Sibylla Merian (overview) In Merian’s time book production was quite different from present.

Today every printed copy is the same. But in her time printers and publishers produced books in sheets or “leaves” and a buyer could decide whether he would let. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Maria Sibylla Merian books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Maria Sibylla Merian's early life. Merian was born on 2 April in Frankfurt, Germany, into a family of printers and engravers. When she was three, her father, Matthäus Merian the Elder, passed away.

Her mother, Johanna Catharina Sibylla, then married the artist Jacob Marrel, who was known for his highly fashionable flower pieces. More than three centuries after Maria Sibylla Merian established herself as a scientific trailblazer–and after more than two centuries of obscurity–the work of this pioneering naturalist and artist is being rediscovered.

Merian’s work, The New Book of Flowers, raised the artistic standards of natural history illustration. Published in. Maria Sibylla Merian Artist, Scientist, Adventurer (Book): Pomeroy, Sarah B.: Inat the age of thirteen, Maria Sibylla Merian () began her study of butterfly metamorphosis years before any other scientist published an accurate description of the process.

Later, Merian and her daughter ventured thousands of miles from their home in the Netherlands into the rainforests of South. Maria Sibylla Merian, like many European women of the 17th century, stayed busy managing a household and rearing children.

But on top of that, Merian, a Author: Joanna Klein. A masterpiece by Maria Sibylla Merian, one of the greatest female scientists and artists of the seventeenth century. ‘When looking at the breathtaking results of Merian’s work you have to. Looking for books by Maria Sibylla Merian. See all books authored by Maria Sibylla Merian, including Insects and Flowers: The Art of Maria Sibylla Merian, and Flowers, Butterflies and Insects: All Engravings from Erucarum Ortus, and more on   Merian’s impressive paintings, scientific studies, and story inspired author Sarah Pomeroy to chronicle her life and work in a book for middle-grade readers, Maria Sibylla Merian: Artist, Scientist, Adventurer, published by Getty Publications and recently awarded a Moonbeam Children’s Book Award Gold Medal.

The volume traces the unique life of a woman whose legacy endures to this day. Maria Sibylla Merian The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection is a participant in a project, organized by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, to celebrate works by great women artists in Washington, D.C., museums.

Maria Sibylla Merian: 22 Pull-out Posters, Paperback by Prestel Publishing (COR), ISBN X, ISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US A must-have for botanical art enthusiasts and Maria Sibylla Merian fans, this gorgeous collection of frameable reproductions is blooming with color and meticulous Rating: % positive.

Updated on August 2, It was silkworms that first captured 13–year–old Maria Sibylla Merian’s attention. She would later graduate to a wider set of creatures, watching caterpillars. Maria Sibylla Merian was an early female naturalist who is considered a groundbreaker in both botany and zoology.

Born in Frankfurt inin her early twenties, Merian moved to Nuremberg, Germany. Inshe published her first book—a catalog of European, moths, butterflies and other insects. The book featured illustrations by Merian.

Merian’s story is chronicled in the newly published book A Butterfly Journey: Maria Sibylla Merian, Artist and Scientist by Boris Friedewald.

Friedewald describes how Merian grew from a girl Author: Marissa Fessenden.Maria Sibylla Merian (–) was a German naturalist and illustrator who dedicated her life to the study of butterflies, moths and other insects. Her careful observations and artistic talent revolutionised our understanding of insects, showing details of both their behaviour and their life cycles.

Living at a time when women didn’t have careers, Maria made a profession of her own and.