1928 Karl Blossfeldt Original Period Photogravure N13 of Aesculus Parviflora
An exquisite original period black-and-white Photogravure N13 of Aesculus parviflora, Small-flowered (American) Horse-chesnut, Young shoot, enlarged 12 times, by German …
moreAn exquisite original period black-and-white Photogravure N13 of Aesculus parviflora, Small-flowered (American) Horse-chesnut, Young shoot, enlarged 12 times, by German photographer and professor Karl Blossfeldt (June 13, 1865 – December 9, 1932). The photographs are from the end of 19th century, but they were published in his book Urformen der Kunst in 1928, in Germany. First Limited Edition that made Karl Blossfeldt famous overnight.
Karl Blossfeldt insisted that ’the plant must be valued as a totally artistic and architectural structure,’ and his iconic monographs are a testament to that belief. A pioneer in the field of macro-photography, Blossfeldt often constructed his own cameras allowing him to magnify his subject 30x to craft compositions infused with abstract shape, transforming ordinary buds, pods, and twigs into exotic specimens with rhythmic form. less
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- Good Condition, Original Condition Unaltered, Some Imperfections
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