Fish. Hand-coloured steel engravings, based on the work of Lorenz Oken c1835
Published c1835 for Naturgeschichte für alle Ständ . Presented in hand-waxed frame.
Olken was influenced by Pythagorean mysticism, becoming a self-proclaimed pantheist.To Oken, God exhibited himself in nature, and when God meets man he meets himself, for man is a god created by God.