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THE ART OF THE BOOKPLATE

Rockwell Kent Gallery
May 3 - December 20, 2003

Exhibition List of Works
Images are available by clicking underlined titles.

EARLY BOOKPLATES
#284 C. A. (Charles Amiguet), 1920, img: 1 1/8 x 1", paper: 3 1/16 x 3 5/16 ", Ink on vellum
#293 N. L. (Nancy Lee), 1920, img: 1 1/16 x 1", paper: 2 1/8 x 3 5/16 ", Ink on vellum
#454 H.C., 1923, img: 1 15/16 x 1 7/16", paper: 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 ", Ink on paper
#429 Albert Alexander Mendez, 1923, img: 4 x 3 ", paper: 4 5/16 x 3 5/16 ", Ink on paper
#630 Mary C. Wheelwright, 1923, img: 2 3/4 x 1 7/16 ", paper: 3 7/16 x 2 1/8 ", Ink on vellum
#348 Lucie Rosen, 1922, img: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 ", paper: 2 7/16 x 1 1/2 ", Ink on paper

BOOKPLATES FOR MEMBERS OF THE KENT FAMILY
#552 E. Josephine Holgate, 1923, img: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 ", paper: 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 ", Ink on paper
#461 Kathleen and Rockwell Kent, 1920, img: 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 ",
          paper: 1 11/16 x 1 5/16 ", Ink on paper
#497 Rockwell Kent III, 1928, img: approx. 2 x 1 1/2 ", paper: 2 1/2 x 2 ", Ink on paper
#468 Gordon Kent, 1928, img: 2 1/16 x 2 ", paper: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 ", Ink on paper
#458 Frances and Rockwell Kent, 1928, img: 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 ", paper: 3 x 2 1/8 ", Ink on paper
#560 Sally and Rockwell Kent, 1955, img: approx. 1 1 x 1 1/4 ",
          paper: 1 5/16 x 1 1/2 ", Ink on paper
#1094 Sally and Rockwell Kent, 1947, img: 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 ", paper: 2 5/16 x 2 ",
          Ink on paper
#471 Ex Libris Edmund Johnstone, 1940, img: 3 3/16 x 2 3/16 ", paper: 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials R.K. in plate

BOOKPLATES FOR THE ZIGROSSER FAMILY
#221 Florence King, 1920, img: 1 7/16 x 1 1/4 ", paper: 1 1/4 x 1 7/16 ", Ink on paper
#1060 Carola Zigrosser, 1933, img: 2 1/16" circum, paper: 2 9/16 x 2 1/2 ", Ink on paper
#415 Carl Zigrosser, 1920, img: 2 x 1 3/8 ", paper: 2 3/16 x 1 11/16 ", Ink on paper

BOOKPLATES FOR LIBRARIES
#477 In Memory of Edward Mallinckrodt, 1953, img: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 ",
          paper: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 ", Ink on paper, Initials R.K. in plate
#11 Chicago Latin School, 1928, img: 3 3/4 x 1 3/4 ", paper: 4 7/8 x 2 7/16 ", Ink on paper
#452 Library of the College of Preachers at Washington D.C., n.d., img: 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 ",
          paper: 5 3/16 x 3 7/16 ", Ink on paper
#534 Bangor Public Library Louise Baldwin Thompson Fund, 1949, img: 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 ",
          paper: 4 1/16 x 3 ", Ink on paper
#446 The Elizabethan Club Yale University, 1929, img: 2 7/8 x 2 ",
          paper: 4 1/16 x 3 ", Ink on paper
#588 Donald Snedden Memorial - Stanford University Library, 1938,
         img: approx. 2 " circum, paper: 3 x 2 15/16 ", Ink on paper
#542 Elnita Straus Library - Council House, 1936, img: 3 3/16 x 1 13/16 ",
          paper: 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 ", Ink on paper
#476 The Gift of Helen Otillie Friel and John Whiting Friel to The Society of Jesus, 1953,
          img: 3 7/8 x 2 9/16 ", paper: 4 1/8 x 2 13/16 ", Ink on paper
#547 The Warner Library, 1947, img: 4 1/2 x 2 7/8 ", paper: 4 13/16 x 3 1/8 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials S.H.K. and R.K. in plate

BOOKPLATES THAT RELATE TO KENT BOOKS
#620 Arthur S. Allen Jr., 1927, img: 2 1/4 x 2 ", paper: 2 11/16 x 2 7/16 ", Ink on paper
#434 Emily Milliken Lambert, 1928, img: 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 ", paper: 4 1/2 x 2 7/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials R.K. in plate, Rockwell Kent signature in pencil
#453 Bennett A. Cerf, 1928, img: 2 11/16 x 2 1/8 ", paper: 3 11/16 x 2 5/8 ", Ink on paper
#6 E A (Elmer Adler), 1927, img: 2 7/8 x 2 5/16 ", paper: 4 1/2 x 3 ", Ink on paper
#539 Irene Von Horvath, 1955, img: 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 ", paper: 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 ", Ink on paper
#431 The Hovel Blanche and Alfred Knopf, 1928, img: 3 1/16 x 2 1/2 ",
          paper: 4 3/8 x 2 7/8 ", Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in pencil
#223 William A. Kittredge, 1929, img: 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 ", paper: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 ", Ink on paper
#882 Frank H Whitmore, 1934, img: 2 3/4 "circum, paper: 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 ", Ink on paper
#274 Jeannette Clarke, 1958, img: approx. 1 7/8 x 1.7/8 ", paper: 2 5/16 x 2 5/16 ",
          Ink on paper

FRIENDS AND LOVERS
#368 Ex Libris John Hay Whitney, 1925, img: 3 5/8 x 2 11/16 ",
          paper: 4 1/16 x 3 1/8 ", Ink on paper
#1055 Ex Libris Margaret and Ralph Pulitzer, 1928, img: 2 1/2 x 2 ",
          paper: 3 11/16 x 2 3/8 ", Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in pencil
#333 H.L. (Helen Lowry), 1928, img: 3 1/4 x 1 7/16 ", paper: 3 3/4 x 1 15/16 ", Ink on paper
#520 O.D.D. (Olga Drexel Dahlgren), 1927, img: 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 ",
          paper: 2 13/16 x 2 3/8 ", Ink on paper, Initials R.K. in plate
#418 Katherine Abbott, 1927, img: 2 5/16 x 2 ", paper: 2 7/16 x 2 3/16 ", Ink on paper
#506 Gerald Kelly, 1920, img: 2 1/16 x 1 1/4 ", paper: approx. 4 1/2 x 3 ", Ink on paper
#423 A. C. Rasmussen, 1933, img: 2 5/16 x 1 15/16 ", paper: 2 13/15 x 2 3/8 ", Ink on paper
#445 Stephen Morgan Etnier, 1933, img: 3 1/16 x 2 1/4 ", paper: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 ",
         Ink on paper
#421 L. U. (Louis Untermeyer), 1937, img: 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 ", paper: 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 ",
         Ink on paper
#187 Jacquie and Dan Burne Jones, 1956, img: 2 5/8 x 2 3/16 ",
          paper: 3 5/16 x 2 13/16 ", Ink on paper
#1051 Marie Luise Hinrichs, 1942, img: 3 9/16 x 1 15/16 ", paper: 4 3/16 x 2 7/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in plate

THE BOOKPLATES & MARKS OF ROCKWELL KENT, 1929
#340 Ray Slater Murphy, 1926, img: 2 5/8 x 1 13/16 ", paper: 3 x 2 1/4 ", Ink on paper
#51 George R.M. Ewing, Jr., Homo Sum Humani Nihil A Mi Alienum Esse Puto, 1928,
          img: 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 ", paper: 5 x 3 1/16 ", Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent signature in image
#338 Ex Libris George Milburn, 1928, img: 3 3/8 x 1 15/16 ",
          paper: 3 3/4 x 2 5/16 ", Ink on paper
#655 George Gebner Schreiber, 1928, img: 3 x 2 5/16 ", paper: 4 3/8 x 2 13/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in pencil
#561 Maxwell Steinhardt, 1928, img: 3 1/4 x 2 3/4 ", paper: 3 11/16 x 3 1/8 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials R.K. in plate
#49 Ex-Libris Edward Price Ehrich, 1929, img: 2 11/16 x 2 1/16 ",
          paper: 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 ", Ink on vellum
#422 Iphigene Ochs and Arthur Hays Sulzberger, 1928, img: 2 13/16 x 2 3/8 ",
          paper: 4 1/8 x 3 1/8 ", Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in pencil
#443 Robert J. Hamershlag, 1929, img: 3 1/16 x 2 ", paper: 4 3/8 x 2 3/4 ",
          Ink on paper, Signature Rockwell Kent in pencil

LATER BOOKPLATES & MARKS OF ROCKWELL KENT, 1937
#1054 Ex Libris G. Hamilton Southam, 1935, img: 3 1/2 x 1 15/16",
          paper: 4 1/8 x 2 9/16 ", Ink on paper
#448 Monroe Franklin Dreher, 1934, img: 2 1/2 x 3 11/16 ",
          paper: 2 3/4 x 3 11/16", Ink on paper
#420 Estelle and Edwin Weiss, 1934, img: 3 1/2 x 2 ", paper: 3 1/2 x 2 ", Ink on paper
#103 Raymond Dexter Havens, 1931, img: 3 5/16 x 2 1/4 ",
          paper: 3/4 x 2 11/16 ", Ink on paper
#447 Ex Libris Carl W. Drepperd, 1931, img: 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 ",
          paper: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 ", Ink on paper
#397 Anne and Morris Slemons, 1934, img: 3 x 2 ", paper: 3/8 x 2 5/8, Ink on paper
#1059 Joe E. Kennedy, 1937, img: 1/16 x 2 1/4 ", paper: 4 7/16 x 2 7/8", Ink on paper
#206 Blanche Kednay, 1936, img: 2 1/16 x 2", paper: 2 5/8 x 2 1/2", Ink on paper
#112 G.E.H. Jr. (Hite), 1936, img: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 ", paper: 3 3/8 x 2 7/8 ", Ink on paper
#332 Paul Mayo, 1933, img: 2 5/16 x 2 1/8 ", paper: 2 13/16 x 2 5/8 ", Ink on paper
#531 Katherine Brush, 1934, img: 3 7/16 x 2 1/16 ",
          paper: 4 5/16 x 25/8 ", Ink on paper, Initials R.K. in plate
#596 Hazel and Richard Harwell, 1936, img: 3 5/16 x 2 1/8 ",
          paper: 3 3/4 x 2 7/16 ", Ink on paper, Initials R and K flanking giraffes
#99 Lucille Holt, 1933, img: 1 15/16 x 2 7/16 ", paper: 2 1/2 x 3 ", Ink on paper

BOOKPLATES AFTER 1937
#449 Gregory Desjardins, 1941, img: 3 1/4 x 1 7/8 ", paper: 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 ",
          Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in plate
#1062 George Henry Corey, 1941, img: 3 5/16 x 2 1/8 ", paper: 4 x 2 5/8 ", Ink on paper
#440 Edward W. Hickey, 1949, img: 3 x 1 13/16 ", paper: 3 7/16 x 2 1/4 ",
          Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in plate
#101 E.F. and T.C. v S. (Theodore von Storch), 1930, img: 3 1/8 x 2 ",
          paper: 3 3/4 x 2 9/16 ", Ink on paper
#280 Eleanor B. Church, 1945, img: 3 x 1 7/8 ", paper: 3 7/16 x 2 5/16 ", Ink on paper
#60 Ex Libris Burns Gillam, 1943, img: 2 3/4 x 2 7/16 ", paper: 3 x 2 11/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials RK on right side of image
#455 Henry S. Borneman, 1942, img: 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 ", paper: 3 1/16 x 2 11/16 ", Ink on paper
#1053 George & Alma Tatum, n.d., img: 2 1/4 x 2 3/4 ", paper: 2 5/8 x 3 1/8 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials R.K in plate
#233 Leonard R. Levinson, 1941, img: 3 5/16 x 2 1/ 16 ", paper: 3 15/16 x 2 9/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials R.K. on boat
#1415 Joseph O. Jackson, 1956, img: 3 5/16 x 2 1/8 ", paper: 3 5/8 x 2 3/8 ", Ink on paper
#256 Ex Libris Loring Pickering, 1946, img: 2 1/2 x 1 13/15", paper: 2 5/8 x 2", Ink on paper
#1056 Martha B. Willson Day, 1945, img: 2 1/2 x 2 1/4", paper: 2 15/16 x 2 5/8", Ink on paper
#456 Gordon A. Block Jr., 1938, img: 2 x 1 13/16 ", paper: 2 7/16 x 2 1/4 ",
          Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent signature in ink, initials R.K.in plate
#372 H.M.G. (Harry M. Geller), 1962, img: 6 x 4 1/4 ", paper: 6 5/8 x 4 5/8 ",
          Ink on paper Initials R.K. in plate
#1023 A M D G, Gift of Helen Otillie and John Whiting Friel to The Society of Jesus, 1953,
          img: 3 7/8 x 2 9/16 ", paper: 4 1/8 x 2 13/16 ", Ink on paper
#482 Grutman, 1956, img: 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 ", paper: 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 ", Ink on paper
#530 Bruce David Colen, 1948, img: 4 3/16 x 3 1/16 ", paper: 4 3/4 x 3 9/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials R.K. & Rockwell Kent in plate

SIGNIFICANT BOOKPLATES
#10 Briarcombe Farms, 1913, img: 1 3/4 x 1 5/8 ", paper: 3 x 2 1/2 ", Ink on paper
#27 Dirlam Fund, Fiske Icelandic Collection - Cornell University, 1968, img: 3 3/4 x 2 15/16 ",
          paper: 4 x 3 1/2 ", Ink on paper, Initials RK lower right corner of image
#444 Earl H. Gibson, 1966, img: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 ", paper: 3 3/16 x 2 9/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials R.K in plate
#1028 Vladimir Orlov, 1966, img: 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 ", paper: 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 ", Ink on paper
#1063 Ex Libris Charles Ewing, 1928, img: 2 3/4 x 2 1/16 ", paper: 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 ",
          Ink on paper

BOOKPLATES DERIVED FROM OTHER KENT WORKS
#25 Book of Charles and Rosamond Denby, 1929, img: 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 ",
          paper: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 ", Ink on paper
#416 Ex Libris Arthur G. Altschul, 1940, img: 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 ", paper: 3 x 1 15/16 ",
         Ink on paper
#946 Ex Libris Anne Rosenberg, 1927, img: 2 1/8 x 2 13/16 ", paper: 2 11/16 x 2 1/4 ",
          Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in plate
#562 Merle Armitage, 1929, img: 3 7/16 x 2 15/16 ", paper: 3 15/16 x 3 3/8 ", Ink on paper
#1058 J.B. Neumann, 1929, img: 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 ", paper: 4 x 2 7/8 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials R.K. in plate

COMMERCIAL BOOKPLATES
#405 Annette Taylor, n.d., img: 3 5/16 x 2 5/16 ", paper: 5 5/16 x 4 1/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Initials R.K. in plate
#226 Henry C. Knowlton, n.d., img: 3 1/4 x 2 1/8 ", paper: 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 ", Ink on paper
#18 Frederick Cook, n.d., img: 3 7/16 x 2 ", paper: 4 x 2 6/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in plate
#5 Anne Avery, n.d., img: 3 1/4 x 2 5/16 ", paper: 3 3/4 x 2 11/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in plate, Initials RK on lower left corner of image
#229 Mary and Richard Lewis, n.d., img: 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 ", paper: 4 1/4 x 2 5/8 ",
          Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in plate
#82 Carl A. Geist, n.d., img: 3 1/2 x 2 5/16 ", paper: 4 x 2 13/16 ", Ink on paper
#48 Warren L. Evers, Jr., n.d., img: 3 1/2 x 2 5/16 ", paper: 4 x 2 15/16 ", Ink on paper
#4 Clark Baker, n.d., img: 3 5/8 x 1 5/8 ", paper: 5 1/4 x 4 ",
          Ink on paper, Rockwell Kent in plate

BOOKPLATES NOT DESIGNED BY KENT
#1248 Rockwell Kent (designed by Dan Burne Jones), n.d., img: 3 7/16 x 2 13/16 ",
          paper: 3 5/8 x 2 15/16 ", Ink on paper
#460 Kathleen and Rockwell Kent (designed by John Sloan), 1920, img: 2 1/8 x 2 ",
          paper: 3 x 2 3/4 ", Ink on paper

A FRIEND
#470 Nathan G. Horwitt, 1925, img: 3 1/4 x 2 15/16 ", paper: 5/8 x 2 5/16 ",
          Ink on paper, Signature Rockwell Kent in plate

All bookplates in exhibition were designed by Rockwell Kent except #1248, designed by Dan Burne Jones and #460, designed by John Sloan.
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