Max Brückner's Collection of Polyhedral Models (1900)

Max Brückner (1860–1934) was a German geometer, known for his collection of stellated and uniform polyhedra, which he documented in his 1900 book Vielecke und Vielflache: Theorie und Geschichte (Polygons and Polyhedra: Theory and History). Included in the influential study was a compound of three octahedra, made famous by M. C. Escher's 1948 print Stars, which depicts the shape floating through space in the form of a cage with two chameleons inside it.

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