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Two Designs for Bookplates: Curt Geipel and Rolf Geipel

Artist:
Rudolf Köselitz (German, Annaberg 1861–1948/49 Munich)
Date:
ca. 1920
Medium:
Brush(?) and black ink, touches of brown gouache.
Dimensions:
Left: 5 5/8 x 4 3/16 in. (14.3 x 10.7 cm) Right: 5 11/16 x 4 3/16 in. (14.4 x 10.6 cm) Sheet: 7 7/16 x 10 1/8 in. (18.9 x 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund,1966
Accession Number:
66.625.16
Not on view
Signature: Left design in pen and black ink at lower left:R. Köselitz

Inscription: Left design at lower margin in pen: Aus der Bücherie / von Curt Geipel
Right design in pen and black ink at lower right: R.K.
At lower margin: Aus der Bücherie / von Rolf Geipel
Annotated in pencil at lower left of sheet: [...] Hohe[...]
At lower right: #3459
Annotated on verso in pencil at upper right: Frau Margarete Geipel / Chemnitz [...] / Königstr. 7II
In pencil at lower margin: Koselitz [...] [...] 17.

Marking: Hammer watermark truncated along lower edge
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