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

[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...]


[picture: Kneeling at prayer by candlelight]

Kneeling at prayer by candlelight

The poem that appeared at upper left is given below, first in automatically translated English and then in my transcription of the German. [more...]


[picture: Back cover]

Back cover

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...]


[picture: Festoon or Garland of Roses]

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...]


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