Ernst Haeckel Sea Anemones Marine Vintage Illustration
The 49th plate from Ernst Haeckel’s natural history book ‘Kunstformen der Natur’ (Art Forms In Nature) of 1904, showing various sea anemones classified as Actiniae.
Victorian era science illustration in lush colors.
Sea anemones are a group of water-dwelling, predatory animals of the order Actiniaria. They are named for the anemone, a terrestrial flower. As cnidarians, sea anemones are related to corals, jellyfish, tube-dwelling anemones, and Hydra.
Movement: Art Nouveau, Art Deco
Artistic scientific underwater animal colorful pattern fine art featuring beautiful sea creatures.