Thursday, January 11, 2018

Edward Vebell

[USA] (b 1921)


"Edward Vebell (born May 25, 1921) is an American fencer and illustrator. He competed in the individual (semi-finalist) and team events at the 1952 Summer Olympics. Vebell was elected to the US Fencing Hall of Fame in April, 2014. As a professional illustrator and artist, his commissions include work for the United States Postal Service. He also executed commissions for many periodicals, including a long run as Reader's Digest's most popular illustrator. Vebell was also a staff artist for Stars & Stripes during World War II, as well as the official courtroom artist for the Nuremberg war trials. "

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USA 1968 "Support Our Youth Issue" (1) [Recess][Litho] Sc(1342)


USA 1973 "Postal Service Employees" (10,10,10) [Photo] Sc(1489,...,1498) [The back side of each design has a different inscription,in green ink]



USA 1975 "American Revolution Bicentennial / US Military Uniforms" (4,4,4) [Photo] Sc(1565,...,1568)






Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Choukri Mesli

[Algeria] (b 1931/d 2017)


"Choukri Mesli done his Primary and secondary Studies from 1939 to 1949 , time when his family moved from Tlencem to Algiers.. (..) The same year he made his first gouaches and, from 1948 to 1951 he is student of Mohamed Racim at the School of Fine Arts. (..) He participated in 1950 in the creation of the magazine "Sun",  founded the "Group 51" with young poets and painters including Kateb Yacine and M'hamed Issiakhem , and participates in the 'Salon des orientistes'. (..) In 1954, Choukri Mesli entered the Paris School of Fine Arts and realized the following year his first solo exhibition. (..) From 1958 to 1960, he returned to the 'École des Beaux-Arts' and became the first Algerian to obtain a higher diploma in visual Arts. From 1960 to 1962, Mesli stayed in Morocco , in Rabat, where he practices as a drawing teacher..(..) Appointed as a professor of painting at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Algiers in 1962, in 1963 Mesli was a founding member of the National Union of Plastic Arts (UNAP) (..) In 1982, Choukri Mesli went on a study trip to the United States, New York, San Francisco, Atlanta and Washington, exhibiting with a group of African artists.(..) A retrospective of his works on paper is presented at the Algerian Cultural Center in Paris in 2014."

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Algeria 1964 "Africa Day" (1) [Recess] Sc(316)


Algeria 1964 "Opening of the Arzew Natural Gás liquidification Plant " (1) [Recess] Sc(333)


Algeria 1964 "Children's Day" (1) [Recess] Sc(335)


Algeria 1965 "Burning of the Library of Algiers" (1) [Recess] Sc(B98)


Algeria 1966 "Dar Yassin Massacre, 09/04/1948" (1) [Recess] Sc(358)






Sunday, January 7, 2018

Herman Verbaere [ 1st Part (1962/1970) ]

[Belgium] (b 1905/d 1993)

Herman Verbaere together with 4 of his students
"Verbaere received his first training at the Academy of Wetteren, where he became laureate in 1924 and continued his studies at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent . (..) He worked for several graphic companies and gained a wealth of experience in the art of print. He was a skilled lithographer and has drawn countless illustrations and posters . (..) For 30 years he has combined a limited teaching assignment with his work as a professional artist. (..) Herman Verbaere mainly focused on landscapes and city views, a genre in which he painted an unrivaled oeuvre. His work was dominated by the watercolor, but he also left important work in other disciplines. From the beginning of his career, he specialized in the art of posters , landscapes and monuments for the benefit of tourism. The posters were made by order of the successive Belgian governments, the provincial government and perhaps the most famous ones for the Belgian railways. (..) "

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Belgium 1962 "Millenary of Ypres" (1) [H. De Cuyper)][Recess] Sc(B730)


Belgium 1963 "Belgium cycling Team in the Tokyo Olympic Games" (4,4,4) [Engr (De Cuyper 1F)(De Vos 2F)(Spinoy 3F)(Leclercqz 6F)][Recess] Sc(B736,...,B739)  [ images credit of Stampworld ]




Belgium 1964 "Millenary of Ostend" (1) [Photo] Sc(610)


Belgium 1964 "Pand Abbey Restoration Fund" (2,2,2) [Recess] Sc(B764,B765) [ images credit of Stampworld ]


Belgium 1965 "ITU Centenary" (1) [Photo][Recess] Sc(630)  [ images credit of Stampworld ]


Belgium 1965/1971 "Tourism" (18,18,18) [Engr (Janssens 1st,3rd,12th)(C. Spinoy 2nd,4th,5th,9th,10th,11th,16th,18th)(H. De Cuyper 6th,8th,14th)(Leclercqz 7th,13th)(De Vos 15th,17th)][Recess] Sc(641,...,658)  [ images credit of Stampworld ]










Belgium 1966 "Cultural Series" (4,4,1) [Engr (Leclercqz)][Recess] Sc(B794)  [ images credit of Stampworld ]


Belgium 1966 "Antartctic Expeditions" (4,4,3) [Engr (Schotte 1F)(Verheyden 6F)(Janssens 10F)][Recess] Sc(B797,...,B800)  [ images credit of Stampworld ]




Belgium 1967 "European Refugee Campaign Fund" (1MS,3,3) [Photo] Sc(B806)  [ images credit of Stampworld ]




Belgium 1968 "National Interest" (4,4,4) [Engr (Verheyden 2F)(Schotte 3F)(Leclercqz 6F)(Spinoy 10F)][Recess] Sc(707,...,709,711)  [ images credit of Stampworld ]




Belgium 1968 "Ghent Maritime Canal" (1) [Engr (De Vos)][Recess][Photo] Sc(710)  [ images credit of Stampworld ]



Belgium 1969 "Stamp Day" (1) [Photo] Sc(717)



Belgium 1969 "Completion of Belgian roads" (2,2,2) [Engr (Schotte 3F)(Leclercqz 6F)][Recess][Photo] Sc(729,730) [ images credit of Stampworld ]



Belgium 1970 "Cultural Works" (4,4,4) [Engr (Spinoy 1.50F)(Janssen 3.50F)(Leclercqz 7F)(De Cuyper 9F)][Recess][Photo] Sc(B855,...,B858) [ images credit of Stampworld ]



Belgium 1970 "Historic Towns of Virton and Zelzate" (2,2,2) [Engr (Leclercqz 1st)(De Cuyper 2nd)][Recess][Photo] Sc(744,745)  [ images credit of Stampworld ]





Belgium 1970 "25th International Ghent Fair" (1) [Engr (De Vos)][Recess][Photo] Sc(790)



Belgium 1970 "25th Anniversary of the United Nations" (1) [Engr (Verheyden)][Recess][Photo] Sc(789)







Friday, January 5, 2018

Jean-Gabriel Goulinat

[France] (b 1883/d 1972)


"Student of Alexandre Ripault at the Tours Fine Arts School, Jean G. Gaulinat was admitted at the Paris Fine Arts School in 1901...(..) later , he taught at the Drawing School of the 'rue de Seine'  in Paris , and along with his Painting career , he became the director of the atelier of Restoration for paintings from all over France , at the Louvre Museum. Goulinat was also the President of the French Artists Society  from 1958 to1965."

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Monaco 1932/1937 "Buildings,Landscapes and Portraits" (21,7,7) [Engr (G. Hourriez 15c,45c)(A. Delzers 30c,65c,75c))(J.Piel 25c,40c)][Recess] Sc(110,...,130)