Friday, February 27, 2009

Maria Sibylla Merian

Companion website to an exhibition that charts the artistic and scientific explorations of German artist Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) and her daughters Johanna Helena and Dorothea Maria who raised the artistic standards of natural history illustration and helped transform the field of entomology, the study of insects. Features a slideshow with commentary, images, an essay, and bug coloring pages. From the Getty Museum.
Link: http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/merian/
Access: Free