Karl Blossfeldt: Plant Study, Astrantia major, 1920. Thank you, birikforever.

Astrantia major, plant study of Karl Blossfeldt, 1920

Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) botanical fine art photographer -

These botanical photogravures by Karl Blossfeldt are as simple and as chic as Irving Penn's Flowers.

Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) botanical fine art photographer -

Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) botanical fine art photographer -

Jarl Blossfeldt, Mesembryanthemum linguiforme, Mesembryanthemum, seed capsule

Karl Blossfeldt German photographer, sculptor and teacher - from his book Art Forms in Nature. He photographed plants to catalogue and understand their structure

Karl Blossfeldt, Cotula coronopifolia, Brass buttons, fruit

Karl Blossfeldt was born on June 1865 in Schielo, a central German town within the Harz Mountains. At about sixteen, Blossfeldt started an apprenticeship that formed his basic understanding of visual arts, working as a caster in an ironworks foundry.

Karl Blossfeldt

Karl Blossfeldt botanical fine art photographer - and white

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Passiflora photo by Karl Blossfeldt; undated, sometime between

Karl Blossfeldt, Scabiosa prolifera, Scabious, empty head

The Karl Blossfeldt exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery was a must for me. His photographic plant portraits are a mix of both scientific observation and sc

The Botanical Anthology of KARL BLOSSFELDT (1865-1932)

The Botanical Anthology of Karl Blossfeldt, part 1


Black and white tulip close-up. Karl Blossfeldt photographer of plant forms.