Friday, 10 November 2006

Ernst August KRAHL (1858-1926)

Ernst A. Krahl was an Austrian artist and heraldist and a founding member of the Austrian Ex Libris Society in 1903. He designed many ex libris and not only heraldic influenced by the Art Nouveau style. His heraldic bookplates of which we show two examples are very rich in details and very beautiful.

Gustav Richter Edler von Wittbach (1839-1914)
Year: Wien, 1900
Tech.: Heliogravure


Exlibris Bibliothecae Scotensis Amando Abbate
Wien, 1900
Tech.: Heliogravure

Bibliog: Krahl, Ernst August, Mährisches Wappenbuch vom Jahre 1888, Beheym-Verlag Gessertshausen 1986 (Reprint der Ausgabe von 1888)

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