Lithograph, image size: 8 1/2 x 7, plate signed lower right.
This is an original Ex-Libris book plate, pencil signed by Austrian artist Maria Ressel (1877-1945) This whimsical image circa 1920, measures 4X2 3/8 inches.
This is an original woodblock print by Austrian artist Franz Kaiser. This image measures 5X5 inches, hand signed in pencil and stamped on the back with the artists name and "Wien" His home in Austria
This wood engraving by Philip Hagreen measures 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches and is plate signed on the lower margin. Hagreen was a gifted wood engraver and illustrator. Founder of the Society of Wood Engravers in the early 20th. century he became a master of the small format creating over 170 bookplates. He studied lettering with Eric Gill and was known for his use of white lines and spaces. A religious man, he withdrew from the artistic life to follow in the Lord's footsteps and in so doing became one of the most under appreciated engravers of the time.
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