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Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka.

Leopold Blaschka

Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka.

by Leopold Blaschka

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Published by Design Museum in London .
Written in English


About the Edition

Invertebrate animals modelled in glass.

Edition Notes

Published to accompany the exhibition at Design Museum, London, 1 March to 30 June 2002; TwoTen Gallery, Wellcome Trust, London, 1 March to 28 June 2002; National Glass Centre, Sunderland, 7 July to 29 September 2002.

Other titlesLeopold and Rudolf Blaschka.
ContributionsBlaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939., Design Museum., Wellcome Trust. Two10 Gallery., National Glass Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination64p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21833545M
ISBN 101872005454

  In a book talk given at Mann Library Oct. 27, in conjunction with Mann's special fall exhibit program, "Exploring a Sea of Glass: A Celebration of Art, Biology and History Through the Works of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka," Harvell presents some of the wondrous sights and sobering lessons of her exploration.   From their glassworking studio in Dresden, Germany, Leopold Blaschka and his son, Rudolf, shipped their fragile pieces to museums and academic institutions in locales as diverse as Australia, India, Japan, and the United States (where Cornell University now holds what’s likely the world’s largest collection, at more than pieces).

Leopold's son Rudolf was born in , and the family moved to Dresden to give their child better educational opportunities. [1] Leopold began making glass models of exotic flowers which he had seen depicted in books. Prince Camille de Rohan heard about his work, and commissioned models of orchids in his private collection. [2]. - Nineteenth-century glassworkers Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka made very accurate educational aids. Photos by Guido Mocafico. See more ideas about Rudolf, Leopold, Glass pins.

The MCZ models were purchased in the s and s from Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, father and son glass workers. From their studio in Dresden, Germany, the Blaschkas supplied museums and universities with life-like and scientifically accurate models, . It has long been a dream of Guido Mocafico's (born ) to photograph the masterpiece glass models of marine invertebrates and plants made by Leopold Blaschka (–95) and his son Rudolf (–). This book fulfills that dream and showcases the Blaschkas' unparalleled dedication to their craft. Originally from Bohemia but based in Dresden, the Blaschkas worked from the mids until.


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Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka Paperback – Import, January 1, by James (ed.) Meechan, Chris; Reiling, Henri; Peto (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, Import "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback $ Price: $ About this book. It has long been a dream of Guido Mocafico's (born ) to photograph the masterpiece glass models of marine invertebrates and plants made by Leopold Blaschka (–95) and his son Rudolf (–).

Rudolf Blaschka, a Bohemian glass artisan, was born J His father, Leopold, was a glass blower, and they moved to Dresden when Rudolf was a child.

Leopold the father was master of a technique known as flame-working, whereby glass is softened using an alcohol lamp fed by an airstream pumped by a foot bellows. It has long been Guido Mocafico’s dream to photograph the masterpiece glass models of marine invertebrates and plants that took Leopold (–95) and his son Rudolf (–) Blaschka a lifetime to create.

This book fulfills that dream and showcases the Blaschkas’ unparalleled dedication to. Specimen of Blaschka Marine Life, Argonauta argo (Nr. ), Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, Dresden Germany, Lent by Cornell University. Leopold Blaschka () and his son Rudolf () came from a family of glass craftsmen who could trace their origins to 15th century Venice.

The father and son manufactured natural history pieces exclusively by commission, building up a portfolio of over animals in glass that they advertised in catalogues to natural history. The glass sea creatures (alternately called the Blaschka sea creatures, glass marine invertebrates, and Blaschka invertebrate models) are works of glass artists Leopold and Rudolf artistic predecessors of the Glass Flowers, the sea creatures were the output of the Blaschkas' successful mail-order business of supplying museums and private collectors around the world with sets of.

Cornell University is one of a handful of academic institutions in the United States with a collection of glass invertebrates created by renowned 19th century glass artists Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka. Leopold Blaschka, on a trip to the Americas inbecame fascinated by the marine life he saw: “[T]here emerges all around in various places a flashlike bundle of light beams, as if it is surrounded by thousands of sparks, that form true bundles of fire and of other.

The "Botanical Wonders" (May 18 -- Novem ) exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass celebrated the singular triumph of glassmakers Leopold Blaschka () and his son Rudolf (   This exhibition of glass sea creatures, lovingly made by the German craftsmen Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, trips over its own brilliance.

It has long been a dream of Guido Mocafico’s (born ) to photograph the masterpiece glass models of marine invertebrates and plants made by Leopold Blaschka (–95) and his son Rudolf (–). This book fulfills that dream and showcases the Format: Hardcover.

Many years before they were commissioned by Harvard University to make the Glass Flowers, father and son artists Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka meticulously shaped glass into lifelike models of marine and terrestrial animals.

Renowned for their beauty and exacting detail, the Blaschka invertebrate models were commissioned by universities and museums throughout world during the nineteenth century. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of 29 results for Books: "blaschka.

This unique collection of over 4, models, representing more than plant species, was created by glass artisans Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, a father and son team of Czech glass artists. The Glass Flowers gallery underwent a historic renovation inintroducing rebuilt, original historic wood and glass display cases, new state-of-the.

Figure 2. Sea anemones, including Actinoloba dianthus, copied by Leopold Blaschka from Gosse’s Actinologia Britannica. Pencil, ink, and watercolor on paper, 39 cm x 33 cm. Rakow Research Library, The Corning Museum of Glass. Figures 3 and 4. Sea anemones, including Zoanthus sulcatus, copied by Leopold Blaschka from Gosse’s Actinologia.

This cactus is one of the famous glass flowers that the father/son team of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka created for Harvard’s botany classes back in the late 19th – early 20th centuries.

When I was in grad. school, I got to process the contents of their glass making studio for one of my internships. - Explore beabeh's board "Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Rudolf, Leopold, Glass sculpture pins. leopold & rudolf blaschka caulophacus latus (bl dub) © Chromogenic print 70x52,6 cm Edition of 8+2 AP With kind permission of the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin LEOPOLD & RUDOLF BLASCHKA OCTOPUS MACROPUS (BL DUB) © Complementary imaging techniques combine to create 3D models that virtual visitors can examine from any angle.

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