Hello and welcome to Night of the Notables! I am Maria Sibylla Merian, and I’m so excited to share my story with all of you!
Below, you will find the link to a presentation about me:
Also, here’s a little activity I’ve created for you!
My work was well known for combining specimens with their food, habitat, life cycle, and even predators and prey. See if you can do the same with the images below. It doesn’t have to be perfect – just get a feeling of my flow and thought process when illustrating a piece!