Encourage the Beautiful

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Bookplate design showing a woman seen from the side about to write or draw on a piece of paper
Encourage the beautiful.

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Bookplate design showing a seated woman seen from the side wearing a peplos-like gown and about to write or draw on a piece of paper among floral ornamentation. Below, a scroll bears the inscription “Encourage the beautiful, for the useful encourages itself,” allegedly quoted from Goethe.

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