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Arbre de Gomme Cutte. (Gummi Guttae Tree with White Witch, Cocoon, and Caterpillar of Hawk Moth and Drops of Resin) (Plate 20 from Maria Sibylla Merian, Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Ofte Verandering...Amsterdam, 1705

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Inscription

Recto, etched, l.l: J. Mulder Sculp; etched, b.c: Arbre de gome cutte; etched, l.r: 20

Signed

signed in plate

Provenance

Kennedy Galleries, New York, NY (January 12, 1970); to Stephanie Loeb (Stepanek); by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Stephanie Loeb Stepanek in memory of Rebekah Taube

1705

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 205

Dimensions

Platemark: 38.6 x 29 cm (15 3/16 x 11 7/16 in.) Sheet: 48 x 37 cm (18 7/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2832

Medium or Technique

Etching, hand-colored

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