Artist/Designer

Smith i Mari, Ismael

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Commissioned for

Miss E. Zeitlin

Signed

Yes

Description

A pictorial bookplate in black ink on light sepia-tinted paper for Misse Zeitlin. "Ex-Libris" is used to show who the book owner is. The Greek God Hermes is kneeling on one knee with his caduceus resting on his shoulder. He is holding grapes in the other hand in an offer-like gesture.

Condition

Affixed on card stock

Bookplate Function

Ownership

Object Type

Bookplate

Bookplate Type

Pictorial

Language

English, Latin

Date or Era

20th Century

Object Size

3 x 2.25 in.

Bookplate Collection Number

BA1000

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

1805 KB

Image File Location

S:\Bookplates\Smith i Mari, Ismael\TIF Images\BA1000

Repository

Special Collections, Copley Library, University of San Diego

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