Maria Merian

Standard Name: Merian, Maria
Used Form: Maria Sibilla Merian


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Leisure and Society Anna Letitia Barbauld
She may have seen, exhibited at the British Museum , the wonderful coloured representations of tropical insects and plants by the Dutchwoman Maria Merian .
McCarthy, William. Anna Letitia Barbauld, Voice of the Enlightenment. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
Residence Anna Maria van Schurman
During her lifetime, the community repeatedly moved locations in response to local disapproval: from Amsterdam to Herford and then Altona in Germany, and finally to Wieuwerd in Holland.
Irwin, Joyce L. “Anna Maria van Schurman: The Star of Utrecht (Dutch, 1607-1678)”. Female Scholars: A Tradition of Learned Women Before 1800, edited by Jeanie R. Brink, Eden Press, pp. 68-85.
Scholar Sharon Valiant notes...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Marina Warner
MW 's central concerns here are with the imagination and with the idea of the transmigration of souls. She writes, however, about a huge range of topics: a myriad writers and visual artists, and workers...


1705: The German-born entomologist Maria Sibilla...

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The German-born entomologist Maria Sibilla Merian (1647-1717) published at Amsterdam her handsome folio titled in Latin Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium and illustrated by herself.
Her second name is variously spelled. The British Library Catalogue records Sibylla...


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