Oken Antique Flower & Plant Charts 1843

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Orange, Pear, Nut Plant Classifications
OKN70 $45
Lily Rhododendron, Plant Classifications
OKN71 $45
Ginseng, Fuchsia, Cannonball tree, Plant Classifications
OKN72 $45
Rose, Mock Orange, Strawberry, Plant Classifications
Daphne, Cannabis, Oak Plant Classifications
OKN74 $45
Indigo, Lupine, Mimosa, Mango Plant Classifications
OKN75 $45
Pinguicula, Carniverous Plants,Digitalis, Cyclamen Plant Classifications
Orchid, Bird Paradise, Canna Lily, Crocus, Iris, Plant Classifications
OKN77 $45
Pansy, Poppy, Dianthus, Mammea Plant Classifications
OKN78 $45
Dahlia, Rudbeckia, Passionflower,Rafflesia,  Plant Classifications
OKN79 $45
Mushrooms, Plant Classifications
Mushrooms, Plant Classifications
OKN85 $25
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Oken Antique Flower & Plant Charts 1843

Lorenz Oken (1779-1851), was a German transcendental naturalist, philosopher & physician. Born Okenfuss, the son of a farmer, he simplified his name to Oken while at medical school in Freiburg, Bavaria. From professor of Medicine at the University of Jena, he soon turned to philosophy & the natural sciences, publishing a controversial journal “Isis” for almost 30 years.

The journal was banned for a time in Jena & Oken was obliged to resign from his post of professor. After a short & contentious sojourn as a professor of Physiology at the University of Munich he became a professor of Natural History at the newly founded University of Zürich, holding this post until his death.

He was influenced by Pythagorean mysticism, becoming a self-proclaimed pantheist. In his time, this German physician, philosopher, and mystic was considered a brilliant thinker by many Americans, including the New England transcendentalists. To Oken, God exhibited himself in nature, and when God meets man he meets himself, for man is a god created by God.

Oken was a prolific & vocal writer, lecturer and theorist, publishing many philosophical treatises during his life. His masterpiece and lasting legacy to the world is the 13-volume "Naturgeschichte für alle Stände" (Natural History for all Social Ranks), first published in 1831.

It is from this work, that we are pleased to offer prints. Each original antique print is folio size, measuring approximately 10 ½ inches by 13 inches, with beautiful original hand coloring. The prints are in excellent condition with no foxing, & some with slight edge toning that will easily frame out. There is no text unless specified & a copy of the decorative title page will be provided.

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