Art of Diatom algae (from Ernst Haeckel) B305/0177 Rights Managed Credit: MEHAU KULYK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Art of Diatom algae (from Ernst Haeckel) B305/0177 Rights Managed Credit: MEHAU KULYK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Ernst Haeckel - Kunstformen der Natur - 1899 - via Internet Archive (also via Wikimedia)

Ernst Haeckel - Kunstformen der Natur - 1899 - via Internet Archive (also via Wikimedia)

Ernst Haeckel 1974 Corals Art Print Collectable Vintage Book PLATE 9 and 10 Star Corals and Starfishes

Ernst Haeckel 1974 Corals Art Print Collectable Vintage Book PLATE 9 and 10 Star Corals and Starfishes

spx: “magictransistor: “ Ernst Haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur : Art Forms of Nature (Lithographic and Autotype prints), Published in sets of ten between 1899 and ” Good luck coming up with.

Can’t get much better than Hackel’s ammonites, in terms of illustration value. There are a few old interpretations of them as living creatures out there that look basically like the nautilus. Despite this, they’re more closely related to the extant coleoids - the squid, octopuses, and cuttlefish.    Kunstformen der Natur. Ernst Haeckel, 1904.

Can’t get much better than Hackel’s ammonites, in terms of illustration value. There are a few old interpretations of them as living creatures out there that look basically like the nautilus. Despite this, they’re more closely related to the extant coleoids - the squid, octopuses, and cuttlefish. Kunstformen der Natur. Ernst Haeckel, 1904.

Ernst Haeckel was a turn of the century German biologist that changed the world with his scientific illustrations.

Ernst Haeckel was a turn of the century German biologist that changed the world with his scientific illustrations.

PHOTOS: Microscopic Life Drawings Still Dazzle 100 Years Later

PHOTOS: Microscopic Life Drawings Still Dazzle 100 Years Later

Discomedusae from Kunstformen der Natur (Art Forms in Nature) a book of lithographic and halftone prints by German biologist Ernst Haeckel.

Ernst Haeckel - my supervisor asked me to do some lit searches for him a while back on this fellow... Usually literature searches are *boring* and tedious! This was amazing... Love Haeckel's work!

Ernst Haeckel - my supervisor asked me to do some lit searches for him a while back on this fellow... Usually literature searches are *boring* and tedious! This was amazing... Love Haeckel's work!

Pinnoctopus cordiformis by Ernst Haeckel, 1904. Detail of Gamochonia (plate 54) from Kunstformen der Natur

Pinnoctopus cordiformis by Ernst Haeckel, 1904. Detail of Gamochonia (plate 54) from Kunstformen der Natur

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