Mary Alice Ercolini
Etched bookplate on gray paper, in black ink, made for Mary Alice Ercolini. It depicts the 'Cat with a Quail' mosaic from the House of the Faun in Pompeii, Italy. The mosaic shows a cat attacking a quail, and in the lower half an assortment of sea creatures and two ducks. On the bookplate, there is a single bird in each bottom corner.
Affixed on cardstock paper.
14 x 11.2 cm
Bookplate Collection Number
Bookplate Collection of Christine Price
Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Image File Location
Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego
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Digital USD Citation
"Bookplate of the 'Cat with a Quail' mosaic from Pompeii, Italy" (2023). Bookplates by Sara Eugenia Blake. Image 14.