Artist/Designer

Smith i Mari, Ismael

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Commissioned for

Mrs. Armand Schmoll Jr.

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on light sepia tinted paper for Mrs. Armand Schmoll Jr.. "Ex-Libris" is used to show who the book owner is. There is a man kneeling on one knee with his hand under his chin right next to a fire. He is holding a piece of scroll paper and there are two more floating above his hand. The flames from the fire surround him but does not burn him.

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 2.75 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA989

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

3398 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith i Mari, Ismael\TIF Images\BA989

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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