MONRO S.ORR ORIGINAL PEN & INK BOOKPLATE ART. "JESTER".
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Directory: Fine Art: Drawings: Pen: Pre 1930: Item # 788907
|AN ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING BY MONRO S. ORR (1874-?) FOR AN EX LIBRIS BOOKPLATE. Circa 1920s. On artist's board measuring 10 1/2 inches by 4 1/2 inches. Picture image measures 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/8 inches. A finely executed pen and ink drawing by the prolific SCOTTISH BOOK ILLUSTRATOR, PAINTER and ETCHER: - MONRO SCOTT ORR. The drawing depicts a jovial JESTER and is captioned: MY BOOK. A banner, in outline, is left blank for the future owner. A rare opportunity to have a special artist-designed bookplate of one's own. In excellent condition. MONRO S.ORR studied at the Glasgow School of Art and exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy; Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolors; and the Glasgow Institute.|