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Haeckel - 6 Natural History Prints

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Haeckel - 6 Natural History Prints~ 10 1/2" by 14"

This exceptional color lithograph is from Ernst Haeckel's work Kunstformen der Natur or Art Forms in Nature. This is from the first and rare Russian edition of the work published in 1906. It was translated to Cyrillic from the original publication of 1904 by W. A. Dogel. It featured illustrations of radiolarians, sea anemones, siphonophorae, semaeostomeae, and other sea creatures.

Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919), known as the "Darwin of Germany" was an author, artist, physician, biologist, and nature philosopher. Haeckel discovered radiolarian, a type of amoeboid protozoa that produces intricate mineral skeletons found as plankton throughout the ocean. He also originated the terms "phylum" and "ecology."

Kunstformen der Natur is his most famous illustrated work. It bridged the gap between science and art inspiring numerous artists at the turn of the 20th century especially thouse associated with Art Nouveau.

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Haeckel - 6 Natural History Prints~ 10 1/2" by 14"

This exceptional color lithograph is from Ernst Haeckel's work Kunstformen der Natur or Art Forms in Nature. This is from the first and rare Russian edition of the work published in 1906. It was translated to Cyrillic from the original publication of 1904 by W. A. Dogel. It featured illustrations of radiolarians, sea anemones, siphonophorae, semaeostomeae, and other sea creatures.

Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919), known as the "Darwin of Germany" was an author, artist, physician, biologist, and nature philosopher. Haeckel discovered radiolarian, a type of amoeboid protozoa that produces intricate mineral skeletons found as plankton throughout the ocean. He also originated the terms "phylum" and "ecology."

Kunstformen der Natur is his most famous illustrated work. It bridged the gap between science and art inspiring numerous artists at the turn of the 20th century especially thouse associated with Art Nouveau.

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