CONTEMPORARY

The Artist and his Patrons - Unknown bookplates and bookplate designs by Josef Hoffmann for Otto and Mäda Primavesi
 by: 
Alexandra SMETANA — Claudia KAROLYI

Here is a link to  a meticulously researched article on Josef Hoffmann’s bookplates. It comes from the Austrian Ex Libris Society.

The “Wiener Werkstatte” and its Ex Libris Artists- The Vienna Workshop
By:Heinrich R. SCHEFFER

Heinrich Scheffer is the president of the Ex-Libris Society of Austria. In this article, he discusses  Ex-libris produced by artists of the Wiener Werkstatte.

Click here for this article in German.

Jugendstil: The Youth Style of Viennese Book Art
By: Helen CHANG

An article on Jugendstil Children’s book design.

Josef Maria Auchentaller: A Vienna Secessionist and his misfortunes
By: Roderick Conway Morris 

A biography of Josef Maria Auchentaller.