Artist/Designer

Smith i Mari, Ismael

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Commissioned for

Dorothy Levey Rosener

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on sepia tinted paper for Dorothy Levey Rosener. "Ex-Libris" is used to show who the book owner is. There is a woman in a big hoop dress with a big comb and flowers in her hair. She has her arms spread out and there is a book falling from her left hand. Bordering the illustration is a rose vine with thorns and the corners have flowers. The top border line has a basket fruit in the middle, a trumpet on the left, and a stack of books on the right.

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 3.5 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA988

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

3898 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith i Mari, Ismael\TIF Images\BA988

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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