Jugend [German art magazine] (page 2/3)

[picture: Front Cover]

Front Cover

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...] [$]

[picture: Jugend Endpaper]

Jugend Endpaper

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...] [$]

[picture: Jugend Magazine, January 1900, Front Cover]

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...] [$]

[picture: Nude Woman with Flowers]

Nude Woman with Flowers

A naked woman, seen in profile, stretches up to a giant orchid. [$]

[picture: Panik! Panik!]

Panik! Panik!

Everyone in the dance hall runs screaming, fleeing for their lives, when the medusa demon appears! [more...] [$]

[picture: Panik! Detail: Medusa]

Panik! Detail: Medusa

Medusa has snakes for hair and don’t look, Medusa’s gaze will turn you to stone! [more...] [$]

[picture: Portrait of Anna Heyse]

Portrait of Anna Heyse

Born Anna Schubart, the subject of this picture married Paul Heyse, the german poet, in 1867. Franz von Lenbach was a friend of Paul, and painted the picture [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Lost City Under the Sea]

The Lost City Under the Sea

A naked bearded man sits on the spire of a cathedral in an underwater city and gazes upon the town; large fish and a jellyfish swim past. He is crowned with coral. [more...] [$]

[picture: Enjoyment of Life]

Enjoyment of Life

This view of a verdant green meadow with a tree and a stream, a blue sky, and a scantily-clad and mostly topless woman enjoying the sheer exuberance of Spring, [...]Friedrich Hölderlins. [more...] [$]

[picture: Kullervo as a Boy]

Kullervo as a Boy

Kullervo is a character from the Finnish epic poem, the Kalevala. Here he is shown as a naked boy, fair-haired and strong, in a forest, drawing pictures on the trunk of an oak tree; there are cows in [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Le Baiser (The Kiss)]

Le Baiser (The Kiss)

In this orange and black duotone print, a man wispers into the ear of a slghtly younger woman, or maybe kisses her ear or even nibbles on it a bit, as one does. A poem beneath it is attributed to [...] [more...] [$]

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