US Stamp Gallery >> Browse stamps through the history of the United States


Search by subject, description,
content or year


Home

About

See All US Stamps

Add stamps to
your own website


Stamps through:
1847-1850
1851-1875
1876-1900
1901-1925
1926-1950
1951-1975
1976-2000
2001-2017

Merian botanical prints
Date Issued: 1997-03-03
Postage Value: 32 cents

Commemorative issue
Merian botanical prints
Merian botanical prints

The stamps feature two hand-colored engravings, one of a pineapple and one of a citron, from original watercolors done by artist Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717). Merian spent two years in Surinam studying and painting insects, plants, and animals. Her first edition book, "Metamorphosis of Insects of Surinam," published in 1705, resulted in the firm establishment of her reputation as a scientist as well as an artist.
 

Topics: Art (607)  Insects (49)  

Back Link to this stamp    Embed this stamp on your website
Browse Stamps through
the history of the United States


African American (234)
Agriculture (58)
Airplane (150)
Animal (517)
Architecture (107)
Art (607)
Author (154)
Automobile (69)
Baseball (43)
Bird (274)
Boxing (4)
Bridge (29)
Butterflies (31)
Canal (8)
Cats (21)
Children (180)
Christmas (213)
Columbus (31)
Culture (45)
Dance (28)
Dogs (59)
Dolls (23)
Eagle (72)
Entertainment (417)
Explorer (11)
Fish/Fishing (63)
Flag (322)
Flower (388)
Football (38)
Forever Stamp (350)
Harry Potter (20)
Hockey (1)
Holocaust (5)
Horse (141)
Industry (11)
Insects (49)
Inventor (37)
Italian Heritage (131)
Landscape (214)
Lighthouses (41)
Lincoln (6)
Lunar New Year (45)
Map (103)
Marine Life (6)
Medicine (52)
Military (454)
Movie Industry (166)
Music (175)
Native American (93)
Olympics (123)
Photography (3)
Politics (153)
Portrait (895)
Postal Service (98)
President (284)
Railroad (70)
Red Cross (5)
Religion (46)
Rural (7)
Science/Scientists (90)
Scouting (13)
Ship (179)
Slavery (3)
Soccer (10)
Space (144)
Sport (264)
Stamps on Stamps (24)
Statue of Liberty (26)
Tennis (2)
Trains (1)
Urban (27)
Valentine (4)
Wedding (20)
Wild West (3)
Windmill (7)
Woman (572)
WWII (84)