Insects and Flowers: The Art of Maria Sibylla Merian (Paperback)
David Brafman is curator of rare books at the Getty Research Institute. Stephanie Schrader is assistant curator of drawings at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
"The close-ups found in Insects and Flowers reveal, in lush color, the way she captured a whole world on a tropical branch."—Kim Todd, author of Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis
“Authors David Brafman and Stephanie Schrader enlighten readers with a fascinating biography of the artist-scientist and a guide to the identification of the specimens illustrated in her engravings.”—National Garden Clubs, Inc.
“Insects and Flowers will have special interest to floral designers and flower lovers.”—BellaOnline.com