Thursday, May 28, 2015

Mohammed Racim

[Algeria] (b 1896/d 1975)

Born in Algiers in 1896 in a family of Artists , Racim's gift for drawing was noticed since infant days...after a passage through the Algiers Fine Arts School , his Mastery in Manuscript Illumination Technics opened him new perspectives.. He went to Paris where he worked in the Manuscript Department of the National Library  , and also traveled to Spain and England... His works are exhibited through out the world... From the Independence on , Racim , specialist in Arab Calligraphy ,is the Founding member of the Miniature Algerian School.. 


Algeria 1937 "Paris International Exhibition" (4,1) [Engr (Jules Piel)][Recess] Sc(109,...,112)

Algeria 1937 "Centenary of the Capture of Constantine" (4,1) [Engr (Jules Piel)][Recess] Sc(113,...,116)

Algeria 1947/1955 "Postage Due Stamps" (14,1) [H. Cortet)][Recess] Sc(J35,...,J48)

Algeria 1950 "50th Anniversary of the French in the Sahara" (1) [Engr (H. Cortot)][Recess] Sc(B60)

Algeria 1950 "Unveiling of Monument to Abd-el-Kader" (1) [Engr (Dufresne)][Recess] Sc(B61)

Algeria 1954 "OrleansVille Earthquake Victims' Relief Fund" (6,3,3) [Engr (Charles Mazelin 12F,15F)[Pheulpin 18F,20F)(Raoul Serres 25F,30F)][Recess] Sc(B76,...,B81)

Algeria 1955 "War Victims Relief Fund" (1) [Engr (Charles Mazelin)][[Recess] Sc(B83)

Algeria 1965 "Miniature Paintings of Mohammed Racim (1st Series)" (3,3,3) [Photo (Courvoisier)] Sc(341,...,343)

Algeria 1966 "Moudjahid Day" (2,1) [Photo (Curvoisier)] Sc(B99,B100)

Algeria 1966 "Emir AbdelKader" (2,1) [Photo (Curvoisier)] Sc(359,360) [ another issue of 1967/1971 , this time Photo/Litho ]

Algeria 1966 "Miniature Paintings of Mohammed Racim (2nd Series)" (3,3,3) [Photo (Curvoisier)] Sc(362,...,364) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Algeria 1970 "International Year of Education" (2,2,1) [Photo (De La Rue)] Sc(451)

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