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Apple of Sodom (Pomme de Sodome), pl.27 from Merian, "Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium", Amsterdam, 1705...".Histoire Generale des Insectes de Surinam et de l'Europe", Paris, 1771

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Provenance

Elita R. Dike, Brookline; to her spouse George P. Dike, Brookline; bequest to MFA May 14, 1969

Credit Line

Bequest of George P. Dike—Elita R. Dike Collection

about 1705

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 205; Nissen 1341

Dimensions

Platemark: 35.3 x 24 cm (13 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.) Sheet: 44 x 29.5 cm (17 5/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.244

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

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