• Creator
  • Drew-Thiele, Alfred
  • Created Date
  • 1899-1899
  • Description
  • Pictorial. Ownership. 65x100 mm. Ex libris / Habent sua | fata libelli / Karl Richter / 99. Rain storms in from open window, extinguishing candle whose wax drips down upon a stack of books. Spider and web dominate one corner, dog sits upon one open book, and a death's head, mantled by banner with motto, rests upon another book with Richter's name. Artist's mark and date at bottom. [1] Motto: "Habent sua fata libelli" = Books have their fate. [... more
    Pictorial. Ownership. 65x100 mm. Ex libris / Habent sua | fata libelli / Karl Richter / 99. Rain storms in from open window, extinguishing candle whose wax drips down upon a stack of books. Spider and web dominate one corner, dog sits upon one open book, and a death's head, mantled by banner with motto, rests upon another book with Richter's name. Artist's mark and date at bottom. [1] Motto: "Habent sua fata libelli" = Books have their fate. [2] Name of artist from Leiningen-Westerburg. less
  • Rights
  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277