Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) - 4 x Plates from 'Urformen der Kunst' (first Edition, 1928)

Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) - 4 x Plates from 'Urformen der Kunst' (first Edition, 1928)
Intaglio process, Rotogravure, rotogravure - Not signed - Archetypes of art (first edition) - 1928

Karl Blossfeldt - 4 x plates of 'Urformen der Kunst' - first edition 1928

plate 39: Verbena Canadensis (10 x magnification)
plate 40: Silphium Laciniatum (6 x magnification)
plate 42: Trollius Europaeus (5 x magnification)
plate 45: Delphinium (6 x magnification)

In very good condition, never framed before, please see photos.

The plates are from the rare very first edition of "Urformen der Kunst" (later English title "Art Forms in Nature"), 1928.

Edited by Karl Niendorf and published 1928 by Ernst Wasmuth corporation, Berlin. Printed by Ganymed, Berlin, 1928

Print technology of the photolithographs : rotogravure (German: copper gravure)

Size overall app. 31.5 cm x 23.5 cm, print without white border approx. 26 cm x 19.5 cm

Lot details
Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932)
Title of artwork
4 x Plates from 'Urformen der Kunst' (first Edition, 1928)
Intaglio process, Rotogravure, rotogravure
Archetypes of art (first edition)
Not signed
Date of print
Image size
31×23 cm
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