Ex-libris (bookplate) - Aladár Schilling

Archive / Ex Libris Collection

Accession Nr.: ELT 94.64
Artist/Maker:
Rozsnyay, Kálmán (1871 - 1948) / designer
Place of production: Hungary
Inscription: 1907. I. 9. Szeretettel: Kálmán; Rozsnyay
Materials: paper
Techniques: cliché
Dimensions:
height: 9,8 cm
width: 14,5 cm
height: 7 cm
width: 8 cm
This small graphic design depicting a delicate female figure playing the violin was made for one of the most significant ex libris collectors, Aladár Schilling. In his decorative art, Rozsnyay preferred artistic female busts surrounded by currently popular ornaments - stylized floral or strict geometrical motifs.

Literature

  • Szerk.: Szilágyi András, Horányi Éva: Szecesszió. A 20. század hajnala. (Az európai iparművészet korszakai.). Iparművészeti Múzeum, Budapest, 1996. - Nr. 9.329. (Horváth Hilda)