Lot 5731 - ibid106 Ibid Old Master Prints & Drawings - Tuesday, 01. October 2019, 11.00 AM

SIBYLLA MARIA MERIAN (AFTER)

(Frankfurt a. M. 1647 - 1717 Amsterdam)
Engraved by Pieter SLUYTER and J. MUTOER. LOT of 5 sheets with plant, butterfly and insect motifs. From: Metamorphosis insectorum surinamensium.
Coloured copperplate engraving.
Three sheets with engraved signature: Mutoer; two sheets with engraved signature: P. Sluyter.
Various formats: from approx. 35 x 28 cm to 46 x 33 cm.

The engravings partially browned, partially with discreet foxing and with slight to heavier traces of usage. All with small to wide margins around the plate mark. - Together with: Title page and two text pages from: Maria Sybilla Meriaen Over de voortteeling en Wonderbaerlyke Veranderingen der Surinaamsche Insecten. ... Amsterdam, By Jean Frederic Bernard. MDCCXXX.

CHF 500 / 700

€ 440 / 610

Sold for CHF 938 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.