Thursday, July 23, 2015

Bernardas Bucas

[Lithuania] (b 1903/d 1979)

After he studied and graduated in several Lithuanian Schools, Bucas attended some Drawing classes with the known Sculptor Juozas Zikaras. and from 1926 to 1928 he went to Rome for further studies... in 1929 he was in Brussels , again prosecuting his studies.. after his return to Lithuania , Bucas went to the Army and from 1932  worked as a Freelance Artist..for many years he was Head of the Kaunas Fine Art Factory Art Council....Bucas has created sculptures, sculptural groups, statues, tombstones, reliefs, busts, paintings and graphic works. The early works are marked by the presence of Art Deco features...


Lithuania 1920 "National Assembly" (11,4,2) [Litho (Margolinas)] Sc(81,82,89,90,91) [ these stamps are in my catalogs credited to B. Bucas but other sources credit them to M. Pucas (?..) Caution is required..I will see what I can find about this...]

Lithuania 1926 "Air Mail" (3,1) [Litho] Sc(C37,...,C39)

Lithuania 1927 "National Arms" (3,1) [Typo (Government Printing Works)] Sc(223,...,225)

Lithuania 1928 "10th Anniversary of Independence" (7,3,1) [Litho (GPW)] Sc(230,231)

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