krake octopus zoology marine biology 1800s woodcarving screen-print siebdruck handdruck
Octopus Print
krake octopus zoology marine biology 1800s woodcarving screen-print siebdruck handdruck
krake octopus zoology marine biology 1800s woodcarving screen-print siebdruck handdruck

Octopus Print

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€68,00
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€68,00
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Screen Print reproduction • Limited edition

Sizes: A2 (42 x 59 cm)

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Illustration recovered from old fine art book "Kunstformen der Natur" / "Art Forms in Nature", 1899. Illustrator: German biologist Ernst Haeckel . Original techniques: lithographic and halftone prints

"Originally published in sets of ten between 1899 and 1904 and collectively in two volumes in 1904, it consists of 100 prints of various organisms, many of which were first described by Haeckel himself. Over the course of his career, over 1000 engravings were produced based on Haeckel's sketches and watercolors; many of the best of these were chosen for Kunstformen der Natur, translated from sketch to print by lithographer Adolf Giltsch.

A second edition of Kunstformen, containing only 30 prints, was produced in 1924."

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