Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Stanislaw Ostoja-Chrostowski

[Poland] (b 1897/d 1947)

Ostoja-Chrostowski  was a member of the Polish worker representation in Moscow . In December 1918 he was arrested by the Bolsheviks due to suspicion of working for Polish intelligence. Freed in an exchange of prisoners in 1921 year. He was a specialist in graphic design - designed vignettes, securities, postage stamps, telegrams, invitations, Christmas cards, programs, menus, etc., but his greatest passions, which brought him world fame, were illustrations for books and bookplates. In addition of being head of the Paper Division in the Information and Intelligence Headquarters of the Army and member of the Supreme Council of the Society of Polish-Soviet Friendship . Ostoja-Chrostowski was also Professor and Rector of the Warsaw fine Arts Academy..


Poland 1937 "Marshall Smigly-Rydz" (2,1) [Engr (M.R. Polak)][Recess] Sc(312,313)

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