Maria Sibylla Merian

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Maria Sibylla Merian
Pentit portrait o Maria Sibylla Merian
Maria Sibylla Merian in 1679
Born2 Apryle 1647(1647-04-02)
Free Imperial Ceety o Frankfurt in the Haly Roman Empire
Died13 Januar 1717(1717-01-13) (aged 69)
Amsterdam, Dutch Republic
ThriftNaituralist, scienteefic illustrator, entomologist
Kent forDocumentation o butterflee metamorphosis, scienteefic illustration

Maria Sibylla Merian (2 Apryle 1647 – 13 Januar 1717[1]) wis a German-born naituralist an scienteefic illustrator, a descendant o the Frankfurt brainch o the Swiss Merian faimily. Merian wis ane o the first European naituralists tae observe insects directly.

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  1. Rogers, Kara. "Maria Sibylla Merian". Encyclopædia Britannica.