April 17th, 2014 Maundy Thursday April 18th, 2014 Orthodox Good Friday April 18th, 2014 Good Friday April 19th, 2014 Orthodox Holy Saturday April 19th, 2014 Holy Saturday April 20th, 2014 Orthodox Easter April 20th, 2014 Easter Sunday April 21st, 2014 San Jacinto Day April 21st, 2014 Easter Monday April 21st, 2014 Orthodox Easter Monday April 21st, 2014 Patriot's Day April 22nd, 2014 Oklahoma Day April 22nd, 2014 Last day of Passover April 22nd, 2014 Earth Day April 23rd, 2014 World Book and Copyright Day April 23rd, 2014 Administrative Professionals Day April 25th, 2014 World Malaria Day April 25th, 2014 Arbor Day April 26th, 2014 World Intellectual Property Day April 27th, 2014 Yom HaShoah April 28th, 2014 World Day for Safety and Health at Work April 28th, 2014 Confederate Memorial Day April 29th, 2014 Day to Remember Chemical Warfare Victims May 1st, 2014 National Day of Prayer May 1st, 2014 Loyalty Day May 1st, 2014 Law Day May 3rd, 2014 World Press Freedom Day May 4th, 2014 Rhode Island Independence Day May 5th, 2014 Cinco de Mayo May 6th, 2014 Yom HaAtzmaut May 6th, 2014 Primary Election Day Indiana May 8th, 2014 Time to Remember Lost Lives From World War II May 8th, 2014 Truman Day May 9th, 2014 'Confederate Memorial Day' observed May 10th, 2014 Confederate Memorial Day May 11th, 2014 Mother's Day May 13th, 2014 Primary Election Day West Virginia May 14th, 2014 World Migratory Bird Day May 15th, 2014 Peace Officers Memorial Day May 15th, 2014 International Day of Families May 16th, 2014 National Defense Transportation Day May 17th, 2014 Armed Forces Day May 17th, 2014 World Information Society Day May 18th, 2014 Lag B'Omer
Original Glasgow School Jessie M King First Commissioned Book Cover Arts Crafts For Sale
34.8 cms x 27.5 cms
This ‘Album Von Dresden und Sachsische Schweiz’, has a
stunning cover designed by Jessie M King. This elaborate ‘Glasgow School’ design was one
of her first two published cover designs, (along with the Album Von Berlin),
commissioned by Globus Verlag, after notices in The Studio following her entries
to the National Art Competition at South Kensington in 1897, 1898 & 1899.
She later went on to become one of the most important and best loved
illustrators of the Arts and Crafts movement. (Her contemporaries were, of course, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Herbert MacNair, Margaret & Frances Macdonald and EA Taylor, so she may have a little competition for this claim!)
Offered in good condition. A little surface, age-related
discolouration, and some light scuffing to the edges and corners. Printed on
heavy card in black and white, on a grey ground, with highlights of red and
green. The artists name appears in the lower right corner. Please see photos.
This original and scarce book would look stunning
framed, (the contents are black &
white photographs of pre-First WW Berlin and environs, bound in a slim volume).
A copy of this book is held in several museums, and at the Glasgow School of Arts' Rare Books & Special Collections Library. It has also been displayed at the Liberty & Co annual exhibitions.
A rare chance to own the nearest thing you are likely to
find, to a Jessie M King, original drawing!
Will be carefully and lovingly packed.
This item has been shown 345 times.
Original Glasgow School Jessie M King First Commissioned Book Cover Arts Crafts: $129