Artist/Designer

Smith i Mari, Ismael

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Commissioned for

Michel Fokine

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on light sepia tinted paper for Michel Fokine. "Ex-Libris" is used to show who the book owner is. There is a shirtless man wearing a skirt in a dance pose. He is leaning is hip to the left side and his chest is leaning to the right side with his arms bent at the elbow and palms up, gesturing towards the sky. He has his head turned to the left and there is a string wrapped tied around his head.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English, Latin, Spanish

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

4.5 x 3 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA977

Subject

Bookplate designers

Subject

Bookplates--Specimens

Subject

Books—Owners’ marks

Part of

Bookplate Collection of Christine Price

Donor

Christine Price

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2023-11-20

Image Format

image/tif

Image File Size

3430 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith i Mari, Ismael\TIF Images\BA977

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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