Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Karel P.C. De Bazel

[Netherlands] (b 1869/d 1923)

"Karel Petrus Cornelis de Bazel was a Dutch architect, engraver, illustrator, designer of furniture, carpet designer, glass artist and book designer .. (..) De Bazel began his career as an apprentice of a carpenter. After his evening architecture course at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, he was in 1888 appointed as a draftsman at a Hague architects. In 1889, he was designated draftsman in the office of PJH Cuypers in Amsterdam..(..) In 1895 ,together with Johannes Lauweriks , he formed his own firm and  at the same time he gave lessons of drawing and Art history..In 1904 de Bazel  founded  the famous Amsterdam furniture atelier De Ploeg..Later, he was, along with Hendrik Berlage, foreman of a construction style that would be typical for the time and after WWI: the Rationalism . In 1921 he was commissioned by the Bussum municipality  to design a new residential area that was officially designated by the Government as a protected Zone.."


Netherlands 1913 "Centenary of Independence" (12,4,4) [Engr (J.J.Aarts)][Recess] Sc(90,...,101) [ image credit of StampWorld ]

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