Botanical prints by Johanna Helena Herolt, daughter of Maria Sibylla Merian whose lovely butterflies we just looked at. On the cusp of the 17th to 18th century. Born in Frankfurt she later married, moved to Suriname and kept making art.

Flor Solis (Sonnenblume).
Flor Solis (Sonnenblume). In the public domain due to age. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2015-06-23T01:25:00%2B10:00&max-results=6
Vritilaria (Schachblume).
Vritilaria (Schachblume). In the public domain due to age. via http://skywalker-terraincognita.blogspot.com/2015/05/floreal-and-insect-art.html
Shaert en wilde Violen (Stiefmütterchen und wilde Veilchen).
Shaert en wilde Violen (Stiefmütterchen und wilde Veilchen). In the public domain due to age. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2015-06-23T01:25:00%2B10:00&max-results=6
Een Bloem Pot (Eine Blumenvase).
Een Bloem Pot (Eine Blumenvase). In the public domain due to age. via http://skywalker-terraincognita.blogspot.com/2015/05/floreal-and-insect-art.html

These lovely pieces are amongst 50 that you can look at here: http://kulturerbe.niedersachsen.de/viewer/suche/-/Johanna%20Helena%20Herolt/1/-/ Enjoy!

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Butterfly art to make your living room look like an endless summer. From German naturalist and scientific illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian. (1647-1717).

"Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium." 1705.
“Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium.” 1705. Hand colored engraving. Artwork in the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Merian_Metamorphosis_LX.jpg
"Duroia sp. and assorted insects."  1705.
“Duroia sp. and assorted insects.” 1705. Hand colored copper engraving. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Duroia_sp00.jpg
Plate XLV from "Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium". 1705.
Plate XLV from “Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium”. 1705. Hand colored copper engraving. Artwork in the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Merian-grafic-senkenberg_hg.jpg