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Blossfeldt, Karl (1865-1932) Art Forms in Nature

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM


Blossfeldt, Karl (1865-1932) Art Forms in Nature. New York: Weyhe, 1929.
Large quarto, short preface, table of contents and 120 full-page photographic illustrations of close-up details of plant parts in black and white, bound in publisher's greenish-blue cloth, stamped in gold, somewhat shaken, spine sunned, 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.
The original German title of Blossfeldt's seminal work, Urformen der Kunst, means The Original Art. "The plant must be valued as a totally artistic and architectural structure." --Blossfeldt
Estimate $300-400

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