Water hyacinth, tree-frogs, tadpoles, frog-spawn and water-bugs
The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RL 21213

Water hyacinth, marbled or veined tree-frogs with tadpoles and frog-spawn, and giant water-bugs

c.1701-05

Maria Sibylla Merian

Purchased by George III, when Prince of Wales

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