Author Breidbach, Olaf
Title Visions of nature : the art and science of Ernst Haeckel / Olaf Breidbach
Imprint Munich ; London : Prestel, c2006
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 傅{21426  WX QH46.5 B835 2006    AVAILABLE    30530000428912
Descript 299 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 35 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-297) and index
Foreword -- Introduction -- Ernst Haeckel : the evolutionary biologist in Jena -- Darwin and Haeckel -- The 'general morphology' of 1866 -- The biogenetic law -- The visual argument -- A natural history of creation and anthropogeny -- Crystal shapes -- Calcareous sponges -- Arabian corals -- Positioning himself -- Haeckel's travels -- The 'Challenger' reports -- Haeckel's 'art forms in nature' -- Ideology -- Art forms in culture -- Nature as an artist -- Natural philosophy as visual doctrine : Haeckel's crystal souls -- Epilogue : Looking at the self -- Appendices -- Chronology -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index of names and institutions
Subject Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August, 1834-1919 -- Criticism and interpretation
Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August, 1834-1919 -- Influence
Natural history illustration
Biological illustration
Nature in art
Painting -- Germany