Thursday, August 20, 2015

Arne Wallhorn

[Sweden] (b 1921/d 1994)

Best known for being one of the Sweden Engraving Masters, Arne Wallhorn worked for several countries always spreading his mastery in a discipline that rapidly is being seen as something 'from the past'...He worked for several years in the Swedish Post as an apprentice of Sven Ewert  , other Great engraver , responsible for most of the Swedish stamps from 1931 to 1959 , and in the immediate future he knew Czesław Słania , other World figure of the engraving, just starting also his Swedish Period...He studied at the Technical School (later the College of Arts) in the evenings and continued at the School of Typographical and Advertising Art .... at the age of 21 he was a student of the Graphic Design specialty in the Arts Academy...following this period of continuous learning , he started his work in the Swedish Postal Service and engraved his first stamps in 1953...


Sweden 1961 "250th Anniversary of Birth of C.G. Pilo (Painter)" (3,1) [Engr (Arne Wallhorn)][Recess] Sc(594,...,596)

Sweden 1967 "Iron Age Helmet Decorations, Oland" (4,4,4) [Engr (C. Slania)][Recess] Sc(727,...,730) [ Image credit of Stampworld]

Sweden 1967/1970 "Various Designs" (8,8,1) [Engr (M. Franzen)][Recess] Sc(737)

Sweden 1968 "Birth Centenary of  Axel Petersson" (3,1) [Engr (Arne Wallhorn)][Recess] Sc(793,...,795)

Sweden 1971 "Various Designs" (3,3,1) [Engr (Arne Wallhorn)][Recess] Sc(739) [ design from painting at Sodra Rada Church ]

Sweden 1973 "Bicentenary of the Swedish Royal Theatre" (2,2,1) [Engr (Arne Wallhorn)][Recess] Sc(992) [ from 'Tintomara' Stage set (B.R. Hedwall)]

Sweden 1974 "Europa/ Sculptures" (2,2,1) [Engr (Arne Wallhorn)][Recess] Sc(1049)

Sweden 1979 "Birth Bicentenary of J.J. Berzelius (Chemist)" (1) [Engr (Arne Wallhorn)][Recess] Sc(1293)

Sweden 1980 "Birth Centenary of Viking Eggeling (Film maker)" (1) [Engr (Arne Wallhorn)][Recess] Sc(1333) [ from motif of Film 'Diagonal Symphony']

Sweden 1982 "Graziella" (1) [Engr (Arne Wallhorn)][Recess] Sc(1400) [ from a etching of Carl Larsson ] [ Image credit of Stampworld]

Sweden 1983 "85th Birth Anniversary of Nils Ferlin (poet)" (1) [Engr (Arne Wallhorn)][Recess] Sc(1447) [ drawing of a statue from K. Bejemark ]

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