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BLOSSFELDT, Karl.

BLOSSFELDT, Karl.

Rare books by photographer Karl Blossfeldt, including first editions and signed first editions of Art Forms in Nature.

Karl Blossfeldt (June 13, 1865 – December 9, 1932) was a German photographer, sculptor, teacher, and artist, best known for his magnified photographs of plants and living things, published in 1929 as, Urformen der Kunst, or, Art Forms in Nature.

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    First UK edition, first impression, of the second of Blossfeldt's seminal trilogy. It was originally published earlier the same year in Berlin under the title Wundergarten der Natur; neue Bilddokumente schöner Pflanzenformen. The artist was by training a botanist; his use of extreme close-up technique began as part of his... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 130402

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