Artist/Designer

Smith i Mari, Ismael

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Commissioned for

Juan Riaño and Gayangos

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on light sepia tinted paper for Juan Riano and Gayangos. "Ex-Libris" is used to show who the book owner is. A naked woman is standing and holding a bird by its feet with only her index finger and thumb. She has her head turned towards the bird with her lips close to the bird's beak. There are grapes on the left side of her feet and a book on the right side of her feet.

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

6 x 3.5 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA978

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

6589 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith i Mari, Ismael\TIF Images\BA978

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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