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Study of Grasses
Artist: Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius
Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794 –1868) was a German botanist and explorer. In 1817 he and Johann Baptist von Spix were sent to Brazil by Maximilian I Joseph, the king of Bavaria. They travelled from Rio de Janeiro through several of the southern and eastern provinces of Brazil and travelled up the Amazon River to Tabatinga, as well as exploring some of its larger tributaries.