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Maria Sibylla Merian. Nipple Fruit & Leaf Mantis.

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Description
Merian, Maria Sibylla. German (1647-1717). Plate 27: 'Branch of Nipple Fruit with Leaf Mantis and Bean Leaf Skeletonizer.' from "Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium," Amsterdam, 1705. Hand-colored engraving on rag paper. 13.5" x 20"
Provenance: A Virginia Collector.
Condition: Near fine condition. Little to no foxing. Light toning along edges. Brilliant coloration.
Condition
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Maria Sibylla Merian. Nipple Fruit & Leaf Mantis.

Estimate $800 - $1,200Jan 25, 2018
Starting Price $400
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