Verborgen paradijzen: het leven van Maria Sybilla Merian
: Stuldreher-Nienhuis, JYear
: Arnhem: Van LoghumCategory
: Arts &tc.
Cloth and Paper Board. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 186 pp. Covers are boards with a textured, white, "stucco"-like surface. "Stucco" in very good condition, but
lightly chipped along
edges and corners. Blue cloth spine lightly faded. Dutch, describes the life and work of the botanical artist, Maria Sibylla Merian, daughter of the famous printer Mattheus Merian. After marrying a Dutchman she visisted Surinam and back in Holland her opus magnum ‘Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium’ was published. With some b/w photos as well as many beautiful full-page color plates of her
work. Fold-out four-generation genealogy chart at rear.