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Art and nature shall always be wrestling until they eventually conquer one another so that the victory is the same stroke and line: that which is conquered, conquers at the same time. ---->>>

In my youth, I spent my time investigating insects. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: April 2, 1647
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Holy Roman Empire
Die: January 13, 1717
Occupation: Artist
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Maria Sibylla Merian (2 April 1647 – 13 January 1717) was a German-born naturalist and scientific illustrator, a descendant of the Frankfurt branch of the Swiss Merian family, founders of one of Europe's largest publishing houses in the 17th century. Merian received her artistic training from her stepfather, Jacob Marrel, a student of the still life painter Georg Flegel (wikipedia)