Merian

Merian

Sibilla Merian, a German naturalist, author, and illustrator was born in Germany. Frankfurt was a small town in Germany where she was raised. They had a wide family that were either an engraver and or a publisher. After the death of her stepfather that taught her much botony and engraving, she was later very enthusiastic to develope a several scientific and observational flower engravings. “In the 1720s Merian had established her reputation of being a famous botonist and she her book was a three-volume set of flower engravings.” Merian would later eventually create a second three-volume work emphasized on

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