Friday, January 2, 2015

Ludwig Hesshaimer

[Romania] (b 1872/d 1956)

Graphic artist and painter , he grew up in Trieste and beat his father's wish of a future military career. In Sarajevo, where he was to present an album with his own drawings to Archduke Ferdinand, heir to the throne ,he witnessed the murder. After the collapse of the monarchy, he attended the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. His last homestead was South America. The artist's estate is located in the Sb. Library at Castle Horneck Gundelsheim. (LSS-WM) .. Best known for his work "The World War II- A Dance of Death".. Died in Rio de Janeiro in 1956..

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Iceland 1930 "The 1000th Anniversary of the Althing" (16,16,16) [Offset/Litho (Elbemhul Works, Vienna)] Sc(152,...,166) [The Artist  has designed only the Frames] [ image credit of NorthStamp ] [image credit of StampWorld ]

Liechtenstein 1936 "Air" (2,2,2) [Photo (Curvoisier)] Sc(C15,C16) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Liechtenstein 1939 "Air" (7,7,7) [Photo (Curvoisier)] Sc(C17,...,C23) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

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