Ernst Haeckel Filicinae Alsophila
Ernst Haeckel Filicinae Alsophila
Ernst Haeckel Filicinae Alsophila
Ernst Haeckel Filicinae Alsophila
Ernst Haeckel Filicinae Alsophila

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Ernst Haeckel Filicinae Alsophila

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A lithographic color plate from Ernst Haeckel's Kunstformen der Natur of 1899 showing an artist's depiction of different varieties of tropical plants:

  1. (center): Alsophila sp. (in Cyatheaceae)
  2. (left): Polypodium sp. (in Polypodiaceae)
  3. (right): Asplenium nidus = Asplenium nidus L.
  4. (bottom left, above): Angiopteris sp. (in Marattiaceae)
  5. (bottom left, below): Monogramma sp. (in Pteridaceae)
  6. (bottom right): Pteris quadriaurita = Pteris quadriaurita Retz.

Haeckel published 100 fabulous prints beginning in 1889 in a series of ten books called Kunstformen der Natur (“Art Forms in Nature”), collected in two volumes in 1904. 

The astonishing work was “not just a book of illustrations but also the summation of his view of the world,” one which embraced the new science of Darwinian evolution wholeheartedly, writes scholar Olaf Breidbach in his 2006 Visions of Nature.

The stunning colors in this vintage reproduction will delight you!

Our fine art reproduction was improved to highlight the beautiful colors and improve this vivid unique illustration. We hope you enjoy it as much as we loved making it! 

The reproduction includes the original age toning which gives it a great color and antique/vintage look!

Available in DIN

A4 - 21 x 30 cm / 8.27 x 11.69 inches

A3 - 30 x 42 cm / 11.69 x 16.53 inches

A2 - 42 x 60 cm  / 16.53 x 23.39 inches

A1 - 60 x 84 cm / 23.4 x 33.1 inches


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THE PROCESS:

1. Your order will be custom made and printed for YOU! We only use the best museum quality fine-art paper for your print. Our modern printers use Japanese archival inks (pigment inks) which are fade-proof for 100+ years. A small natural white border will be added to the image to help with mounting and framing.

2. It will be professionally packaged for safe shipping in a strong cardboard tube or sleeve. We want it to arrive undamaged! If you order more than 1 print, we do not charge extra for shipping.

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Germany -> 1-3 business day

Europe -> 3-7 business days

Internationally ->7-15 business days

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+++ VERY IMPORTANT: Due to different monitor settings, PC, MAC, the finished print may vary slightly from what you see on your computer +++

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