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Maria Sibylla Merian

[German Baroque Era Illustrator, 1647-1717]

• Relationships: Daughter of Matthäus Merian the Younger.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
4 works by or related to the artist

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
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Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
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Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Maria Sibylla Merian at the The British Museum, London, UK

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Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIKART)  
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Art Market:
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Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Humanities Web  

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
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Flowers, Butterflies and Insects: Engravings from "Erucarum Ortus"

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Maria Sibylla Merian: New Book of Flowers


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