Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Alfredo Moraes

[Portugal] (b 1872/d 1971)

Between 1900 and 1930 , Alfredo Moraes had a Major role in the illustration of  all kind of books and Magazines... from Infant to SchoolBooks , from Newspapers to Comics Magazines , versatility was his 'brand' .... famous for his Covers for Comics Magazines, he proved to be one of the most prolific and influential Portuguese illustrators .


Portugal 1927 "Independence of Portugal (2nd Series)" (15,6,3) [Des (Alberto de Sousa) (Roque Gameiro)][Intaglio (George Harrison)(Norman Broad)][Thomas De La Rue, London] Sc(425,428,431,434,435,436)

Portugal 1928 "Independence of Portugal (3rd Series)" (16,6,2) [(Eduardo Avelino Ramos da Costa)(Roque Gameiro)(Alberto de Sousa)][Intaglio (George Harrison)(Norman Broad)][Thomas De La Rue , London] Sc(437,444,451,452) [Alfredo Moraes only designed the Portraits... The frames of the same stamps were designed by Eduardo Avelino Ramos da Costa)

Some images are credit of José Carlos Tavares

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