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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.225
People
Maria Sibylla Merian, German (Frankfurt am Main 1647 - 1717 Amsterdam)
Title
A Green Plover
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th-18th century
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor on vellum
Dimensions
actual: 31 x 25.5 cm (12 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)
Provenance
Philip and Frances L. Hofer, Cambridge, Massachusetts; bequest of Frances L. Hofer, 1979.225
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Frances L. Hofer
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.225
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Eunice Williams, Master Drawings and Watercolors: The Hofer Collection, exh. cat., ed. Konrad Oberhuber and William W. Robinson, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 1984), cat. no. 38, p. 47, repr. p. 116

Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, "A Census of Drawings from the Holy Roman Empire, 1540-1680, in North...", Central European History (March 1985), vol. 18, checklist, p. 95

Katharina Schmidt-Loske, Die Tierwelt der Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717): Arten, Beschreibungen und Illustrationen, Basilisken-Presse (Marburg, 2007), pp. 110, 146, repr. pl. 71 (color)

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