Vintage gravure, plate 2 from "Urformen der Kunst" ["Art Forms in Nature"] by Karl Blossfeldt, 2nd edition 1929. Printed on sheet 9.5 x 12 inches (24x30 cm) with plate number lower right. Print size approximately 10 x 7 inches (25x18 cm) or the reverse. (Ref# blossfeldt_002)
The image depicts:
a. Equisetum hiemale. Winter Horsetail: enlarged 12 times.
b. Equisetum maximum. Fox-tailed Asparagus: enlarged 4 times.
c. Equisetum hiemale. Winter Horsetail: enlarged 18 times.
View the full Introduction to Special Exhibit: Karl Blossfeldt, Urformen der Kunst
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