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Watermelon with Caterpillar and Moth, plate 15 from Merian, "Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium", Amsterdam, 1705

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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

published 1705

Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 205, illus. p.147; Nissen 1341

Dimensions

Platemark: 36.7 x 26.2 cm (14 7/16 x 10 5/16 in.) Sheet: 51.5 x 35 cm (20 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.243

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

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