the-stray-liger said: Thank you for posting that drawing by M.S. Merian! She's my mother's favourite illustrator, and she walked in when that picture showed up on my dash. She was really happy to see it :D!
I’m glad you and your mother liked it :) her illustrations are amazing and her research into insects and their metamorphosis was pioneering.
If you want to know more about her I’d recommend ‘Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis’ by Kim Todd