Jugend [German art maagazine]
Some pictures from the German art magazine Jugend. I was given (very kindly) two collected volumes and I am slowly scanning the images that are out of copyright (as I read German copyright law).
Jugend (Youth) Magazine was very influential in Germany, and gave rise to Jugendstile, the German name for Art Nouveau.
The front cover of Jugend from 1900 is a sort of German Industrial design that forshadows the next thirty or more years. A gianr Janu, or two-faced statue, draped with garlands, is inscribed with [...] [more...]
The end-papers of this bound collection of German art magazines from 1900 is a surreal natural scene with fruit, nuts, berries, pine cones, flowers and I think snow, by an unknown artist. [more...]
The back cover of this bound collection of Jugend magazine for 1900 shoes a bearded man resting his arms on a large closed book. Perhaps it’s Jugend and he just finished reading it. The red garland [...] [more...]
Festoon or Garland of Roses
This is a detail from the back cover of the bound collection of magazines for the year 1900. The image is of a string of red roses helpd up into a festoon or banner by tapes or ribbons, making a sort of full-width top border. [more...]
Jugend Magazine, January 1900, Front Cover
The front cover from Jugend Magazine from Issue Two, January 1900. It features a blindfolded woman barefoot, resting one foot on a wheel, holding a cornucopia from which roses are falling. She reaches out and moves the minute hand of a clock forward past XII. There are wings at her hand. The clock-face bears the signs of the zodiac and rays of light [...] [more...]
Everyone in the dance hall runs screaming, fleeing for their lives, when the medusa demon appears! [more...]
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