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Louis Rhead bookplates


Yet another Internet Archive discovery, examples from a small book collection from 1907 of ex libris plates by Art Nouveau illustrator Louis Rhead (1857–1926). Rhead’s brightly-coloured poster art is often represented in Art Nouveau design books, less visible is his black-and-white work, some of which, like the example below, owes a clear debt to Aubrey Beardsley.



Elsewhere on { feuilleton }
The illustrators archive

Previously on { feuilleton }
Pratt Libraries Ex Libris Collection
The Evil Orchid Bookplate Contest
David Becket’s bookplates
Louis Rhead’s peacocks
More Arabian Nights
Buccaneers #1



Posted in {art nouveau}, {art}, {beardsley}, {black and white}, {books}, {design}, {illustrators}.

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  1. #1 posted by Diabolo


    Thanks for those nice ex-libris, i used to collect some :-)
    The link to the library book was very useful. Your blog is, as always, delightful (candy 4 the eye to me) !






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