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Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717)

Cassava with White Peacock Butterfly and young Golden Tegu 1702-03

RCIN 921158

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Merian included a young Golden Tegu lizard (Tupinambis teguixin) in this illustration as decoration and to advertise her intention to publish a second volume. She also drew the lizard fully-sized.