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: Homecoming, by Robert Engels]

Homecoming, by Robert Engels

A poem about a man coming home after a long journey; he is a medieval knight, and sits on a wall holding his lance and helmet, overlooking the town and castle. In th epoem he now has [...] [more...]


[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: A tiny woodland fairy with wings]

A tiny woodland fairy with wings

This small fey woodcut (around two inches, or 50mm, tall) shows a naked winged beaded man in a tree, or perhaps in some tiny patch of mushrooms. [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: Novelle]


A man and woman, or two ladies, are out in the countryside near a mountain; one appears to be whispering something to the other, who smiles. Perhaps it’s a [...] [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...]


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