Maria Merian’s Butterflies
The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh 17 March–23 July
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See extraordinary artworks by German artist and entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian, who travelled to Suriname, South America in 1699 to study its animals and plants.
A branch of West Indian Cherry with an Achilles Morpho butterfly by Maria Sibylla Merian, 1702– 03