Print: Bookplate of a woman reading, Joseph Simpson

    SKU: brimus316

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    This unusual monochrome print has been taken from a design of a personal Bookplate. It shows a woman reading a book, seen in profile, with fruit in foreground. Pen and black ink over graphite sketch on card, 1890-1933, drawn by Joseph Simpson (1879- 1939). A bookplate, or Ex Libris, is a small print for pasting inside the cover of a book to express ownership. The first books were highly valuable and prestigious objects to own, hence the first bookplates usually incorporated the decorative coats of arms of the fabulously wealthy. By the late nineteenth century, bookplates had developed into a highly imaginative form of the engraverís and printmakerís art in miniature.

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    Artist: Joseph Simpson (1879-1939)

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