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Volume 20 Cover Simplicissimus

This image is from the journal Simplicissimus, showcasing most of the common notes of Thomas Theodor Heine’s style and intent behind his illustrations. This volume was released in 1898, during the most early years of the journal’s publication. Heine had worked in such settings before, having gone from art school into the business of illustrations…

Volume 30 Cover Simplicissimus

Thomas Theodor Heine, and the remainder of his editorial, published this volume of Simplicissimus on October 26th, 1931 pushing the same style and satirical messages he had been for the past many years.  This was near the end of Heine’s time with the journal, as while he began in 1896, creating the editorial with Albert…

Thomas Theodor Heine

Germany in the late 1800’s was going through a great number of changes in its governmental and social structures, giving rise to new art and cultural opportunities as well. These upheavals would, of course, lead into the world wars many years later, but preceding those tumultuous times would be the time that Thomas Theodor Heine…