Saturday, November 22, 2014

Vladimir Kirin

[Croatia] (b 1894/d 1963)

Born at Zagreb in a family of Artists , attends the elementary School  and in 1909 the Architectural School in Zagreb..WWI and mobilization to the Army stopped his study's for 5 years and in 1919 he went to London to learn Graphics Designing..during these years in London , Kirin illustrates some works of Oscar Wilde and Edgar Allan Poe... in 1924 he went to the Vienna Fine Arts Academy, after a brief tour for some European Capitals...  during the years of 1922 and 1923 some work was done in Croatia preparing for sure his return to the homeland.. Started then a successful career in Croatia and his role in Croatian Art increases exponentially, with participation in many local or National projects of design, illustration , architecture, Bank Notes and Coins, stamps, Lithography's, etc.. Made many exhibitions in city's like Paris, London or Rome..


Croatia 1942/1943 "Official Stamps" (16,2,2) [Litho (State Printing Works, Zagreb)] Sc(O1,...,O16)

Croatia 1942/1944 "Postage Due stamps" (14,1) [Typo (J20,...,J25)(State Printing Works,Zagreb)][Litho (J11,...,J19)(State Printing Works,Zagreb)] Sc(J11,...J25)

Croatia 1943 "Zagreb Philatelic Exhibition" (1) [Engr (K. Seizinger)][Recess (State Printing Works,Zagreb)] Sc(B39)

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