Thursday, February 12, 2015

Olavi Ensio Vepsalainen ( 1st Part 1954/1961 )

[Finland] (b 1927/d 1993)

Artist and graphic designer Olavi Vepsäläinen studied Applied Arts from 1946 to 1952. His first job was at the Bank of Finland's printing works in the Art department, where he designed and drew more than 40 stamps. After the Work in stamp creation he dedicated himself to illustrate book covers , work that made him famous and held their own paintings art exhibitions. In 1968, he resigned from his actual job to pursue a freelance activity... Olavi Vepsäläinen received a state artist pension in 1987.


Finland 1954 "Centenary of the Birth of Wilksman" (1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(311)

Finland 1954 "Red Cross Fund" (3,3,3) [Engr (B. Ekholm)][Recess] Sc(B123,...,B125) [ Image credit of Stampworld ]

Finland 1955 "150th Anniversary of the Birth of Nervander" (1) [Engr (B. Eckholm)][Recess] Sc(325)

Finland 1955 "800th Anniversary of the Establishment of Christianity in Finland" (2,2,2) [Engr (B. Ekholm 15m)(R. Achren 25m)][Recess] Sc(327,328)   [ Image credit of Stampworld ]

Finland 1955 "350th Anniversary of Oulu" (1) [Engr (B. Ekholm)][Recess] Sc(330)

Finland 1955 "50th Anniversary of Lahti" (1) [Engr (S. Ronnberg)][Recess] Sc(331)

Finland 1956 "Various Designs" (8,7,7) [Engr (R. Achren 40m, 125m)(S. Ronnberg 5m,60m)(B. Eckholm others)][Recess] Sc(336,...,338a)(??)  [ Image credit of Stampworld ]

Finland 1956 "350th Anniversary of Vaasa" (1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(342)

Finland 1957 "50th Anniversary of Boy Scout Movement" (1) [Engr (E. Paakkari)][Recess] Sc(346)

Finland 1957 "50th anniversary of the Finnish Parliament" (1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(349)

Finland 1957 "40th Anniversary of the Independence" (1) [Engr (B. Ekholm)][Recess] Sc(352)

Finland 1957 "Death of Sibelius" (1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(353) [after a bust by V. Aaltonen]

Finland 1958 "AIR" (3,1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(C5,C6,C7)

Finland 1959 "Centenary of Finnish Missionary Society" (1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(359)

Finland 1959 "Centenary's of Kestila Sawmil and Finnish Forestry Department" (2,2,2) [Engr (S. Ronnberg 10m)(B. Ekholm 30m)][Recess] Sc(361,362) [ Image credit of Stampworld ]

Finland 1959 "Finnish Women's Gymnastics" (1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(365)

Finland 1959 "Centenary of Trade Freedom in Finland" (1) [Engr (B. Ekholm)][Recess] Sc(364) [ after V. Gunther ]

Finland 1960 "Extra Priveleges for Finnish Towns" (1) [Engr (B. Ekholm)][Recess] Sc(366)

Finland 1960 "Bicentenary of the Birth of Gadolin" (1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(370)

Finland 1960 "Centenary of Birth of Nortamo" (1) [Engr (S. Ronnberg)][Recess] Sc(371)

Finland 1960 "12th Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics Union Assembly, Helsinki" (2,2,2) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(373,374) [ Image credit of Stampworld ]

Finland 1960 "President's 60th Birthday" (1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(375)

Finland 1960 "Red Cross Fund" (3,3,3) [Engr (R. Achren 30m)(S. Ronnberg  others)][Recess] Sc(B157,...,B159)  [ Image credit of Stampworld ]

Finland 1961 "Centenary of Mariehamn" (1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(379)

Finland 1961 "General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization" (1) [Litho] Sc(383)

Finland 1961 "Centenary of Birth of Arvid Jarnefelt" (1) [Engr (R. Achren)][Recess] Sc(386)

Finland 1961 "150th Anniversary of the Bank of Finland" (1) [Engr (S. Ronnberg)][Recess] Sc(387)

1 comment:

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