Still life with fruit and blue-backed manakin
The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RL 21239

Still life with fruit and blue-backed manakin

c.1705-10

Maria Sibylla Merian

Purchased by George III, when Prince of Wales

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This watercolour combines the late seventeenth-century tradition of Dutch still-life painting with Merianís particular interest in exotic species... More