Front cover image for Kunstformen der Natur

Kunstformen der Natur

First edition of this famous and marvelous work which had a considereble influence on decorative design in the "Jugendstil" or "Art Nouveau" period during the beginning of the 20th century and depicts fantastic, real forms and structures found in animal and plant life on all these very special plates. Some of the plates are a combination of several printing techniques. There are plates that have a combination of chromolithography and photographic reproduction, which is rarely seen before
Print Book, German, 1899-1904
Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig, 1899-1904