Maria Sibylla Merian and Alida Withoos. Women, Art and Science in the Early Modern World

Montserrat Cabre's picture

Launch of a virtual bilingual version (English/Spanish) of the exhibit that took place at the University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain, from October 18, 2018 to January 19, 2019.

The exibiti is focused on the botanical drawings attributed by the Dutch physician Jan van Berkhey to the 17th century women artists and naturalists Maria Sibylla Merian and Alida Withoos that since the late 18th century are held at the Royal Botanical Garden in Madrid.

Curated by Montserrat Cabré (University of Cantabria) and María Cruz de Carlos (Autonomous University of Madrid).