Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Lilien's bookplate for Dr. Simonson

Star of David art Photo of a bookplate for Dr. Emil Simonson made by E.M. Lilien is courtesy of bookplates collector Bob Weinberg.
The Stars of David are used here to frame the Hebrew name of the book’s owner. On top the title from Psalms 137: 5,
If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.

E.M. Lilien is entitled the First Zionist Artist: e.g.
The latest Lilien catalogue, published by the Open Museum, Tefen (1997), is entitled E. M. Lilien: the First Zionist Artist.
In 1988 there was held a Lilien conference at Ben-Gurion University.

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