Ernst Haeckel Sea Anemones


Ernst Haeckel Sea Anemones Marine Vintage Illustration

The 49th plate from Ernst Haeckel’s natural history book ‘Kunstformen der Natur’ (Art Forms In Nature) of 1904, showing various sea anemones classified as Actiniae.
Victorian era science illustration in lush colors.
Sea anemones are a group of water-dwelling, predatory animals of the order Actiniaria. They are named for the anemone, a terrestrial flower. As cnidarians, sea anemones are related to corals, jellyfish, tube-dwelling anemones, and Hydra.
Movement: Art Nouveau, Art Deco
Artistic scientific underwater animal colorful pattern fine art featuring beautiful sea creatures.


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Vincent Van Gogh A Crab On Its Back


Vincent Van Gogh A Crab On Its Back
1888 Fine Art Painting
Crab on its Back (Dutch: Een op zijn rug liggende krab) is an 1888 oil painting by Vincent van Gogh. It is a still life of a crab lying on its back with a green background. The painting is in the permanent collection of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
The painting is possibly inspired by a Japanese print of a crab by Hokusai that Van Gogh had seen in the magazine Le Japon Artistique, that his brother Theo van Gogh had sent him in September 1888.


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John James Audubon American Flamingo


John James Audubon American Flamingo (1834)

John James Audubon was a French American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his expansive studies to document all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America, is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. Audubon identified 25 new species.

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Albrecht Durer Stag Beetle


Albrecht Durer Stag Beetle (1505)

Albrecht Durer was a German painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg. His high-quality woodcuts (nowadays often called Meisterstiche or “master prints”) established his reputation and influence across Europe when he was still in his twenties, and he has been conventionally regarded as the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance ever since.
This watercolor drawing by Albrecht Durer depicts a stag beetle, and ist one of the most influential and most copied nature studies.

Albrecht Durer Stag Beetle

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