Ex-libris (bookplate) - Jakab Wiesner

Archive / Ex Libris Collection

Accession Nr.: ELT 134.213
Artist/Maker:
Falus, Elek (1884 - 1950)
Place of production: Budapest
Inscription: F. E.
Materials: paper
Techniques: cliché
Dimensions:
height: 12,7 cm
width: 8,5 cm
Jakab Wiesner, the editor of the periodical Corvina received a decorative ex libris a tree, with its root in a book, bearing books as fruits. It was a popular motif of the age, being a spectacular, symbolic presentation of the tree of knowledge.

Literature

  • Szerk.: Szilágyi András, Horányi Éva: Szecesszió. A 20. század hajnala. (Az európai iparművészet korszakai.). Iparművészeti Múzeum, Budapest, 1996. - Nr. 9.331. (Horváth Hilda)