“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.” Maria Merian
Maria Merian German Naturalist is born.
Maria Sibylla Merian 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.
Maria Merian – Naturalist – Associated Links:
- Maria Merian | Britannica: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Maria-Sibylla-Merian
- Maria Merian | Botanical Art & Artists: https://www.botanicalartandartists.com/about-maria-sibylla-merian.html
- “A Pioneering Woman of Science Re-Emerges After 100 Years” | The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/23/science/maria-sibylla-merian-metamorphosis-insectorum-surinamensium.html
- “The Woman Who Made Science Beautiful” | The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/01/the-woman-who-made-science-beautiful/424620/
- Maria Marian | Book: http://www.sibyllamerian.com
- Maria Marian | National Museum of Women in the Arts: https://nmwa.org/explore/artist-profiles/maria-sibylla-merian
- “Maria Marian: artist whose passion for insects changed science” | The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/science/grrlscientist/2013/apr/02/maria-sibylla-merian-artist-insects-science
- “The Amazing Life and Work of Maria Sybilla Merian” |Atlas Obscura: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/maria-sibylla-merian-artist-insects-flowers
- Maria Marian | Quotes: https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/maria_sibylla_merian