Art forms in nature : the prints of Ernst Haeckel. (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Art forms in nature : the prints of Ernst Haeckel.

Author: Ernst Haeckel; Olaf Briedbach; Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt; Richard P Hartmann
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The geometric shapes and natural forms, captured with exceptional precision in Ernst Haeckel's prints, continue to influence artists and designers to this day. This attractive volume highlights the research and findings of this outstanding natural scientist (1834--1919). Powerful modern microscopes have confirmed the accuracy of Haeckel's prints which, even in their day, rightly became world famous. Haeckel's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial Work
Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernst Haeckel; Olaf Briedbach; Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt; Richard P Hartmann
ISBN: 3791319906 9783791319902
OCLC Number: 40310158
Notes: Color plates reproduced from the first edition Kunstformen der Natur, Leipzig and Vienna, Bibliographisches Institut 1904.
Reprinted in 2013.
Description: 139 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Preface / Richard P. Hartman --
Brief instructions to viewing Haeckel's pictures / Olfa Breidback --
Ernst Haeckel --
artist in the schientist / Ireanus Eibl-Eibesfeldt --
Plates / Ernest Haeckel --
Ernst Haeckel --
birgraphical notes / Olaf Briedback --
List of plates / Olaf Breidbach.
Other Titles: Kunstformen der Natur.
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The geometric shapes and natural forms, captured with exceptional precision in Ernst Haeckel's prints, still influence artists and designers to this day. This volume highlights the research and  Read more...

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