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With his art he fought against the National Socialist (Nazi) regime and its axis partners.Hitler had placed a $1,000,000 reward on his head.The first lady Eleanor Roosevelt referred to him as "a one man army" Though his political art was acerbic and barbed his illustrative works were the antithesis of his politics.
Although bookplates were not his major forte, he did design about twelve.His early bookplates presented the views of his patrons , while his later ones portrayed his viewpoints on life and religion.
Here , he chose to portray his reverence for life, learning and religious beliefs. Note from Lew Jaffe- For more information about the signed plate shown above go to: