Magazine Covers — 1920-1929 (Part 2: Garten Schönheit)

This is a quick delve back into the 1920’s before I trundle into the 1940’s. It’s a perfect spring day in New York City, and so I feel compelled to share some of the Picture Collection’s loveliest pieces. We have all 12 months of Garten Schönheit from 1922. Each cover of this monthly magazine features a fantastic floral themed, late Art Nouveau illustration. Also, notice how from month to month, and season to season, the illustration behind the title changes, beginning with a brown root system in January, and progressing through color and leaf, flower and fruit. Enjoy.

 

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Posted on April 29, 2011, in Graphic Design, Illustration, Magazine Covers, Picture Collection and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. I also have some copies and from year to year the same images are used in different colorways, all equally beautiful!

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