Over the course of his career as a biologist and artist, Ernst Haeckel discovered, described, and named thousands of new species. His beautiful sketches and watercolors of these unusual life forms are prized for their exceptional precision and for bridging the gap between science and art. This comprehensive volume highlights the research and findings of Ernst Haeckel and presents the remarkable plates with which his work was illustrated. Containing 100 beautiful lithographic plates which depict a multitude of life forms, designers, artists, and scientists alike will find this book as relevant today as it was one hundred years ago.
Pub date: 2008