Swamp immortelle with giant silk moths
The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RL 21165

Branch of swamp immortelle with giant silk moths, caterpillars and chrysalises

c.1701-05

Maria Sibylla Merian

Purchased by George III, when Prince of Wales

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One of Merianís great innovations was to show caterpillars and moths with their specific food-plants... More