Sunday, November 22, 2015

Anastasios Alevizos (Tassos) [1st Part Greece(1954/1959) ]

[Greece] (b 1914/d 1985)

"In his youth Tassos attended the painting classes of George Kotsakis. In 1930, at the age of 16 , he was admitted to the Athens School of Fine Arts . There he took courses in sculpture and painting (..) From 1933 until his graduation from the School in 1939, he attended the printmaking workshop of Yannis Kefallinos... (..) his talent in printmaking was recognized very quickly - in the Panhellenic Exhibition of 1938 he received the Award of Engraving and two years later (1940) he was awarded the National Medal of Engraving. (..) Tassos also had a special affection for books and graphic arts ;  In 1948 he began to liaise with the Organization for the Publication of School Books and the fruit of this collaboration was the illustration of many books for the elementary and secondary school, starting with the sixth grade Reading Book that was released in 1949. (..) In 1948 he became artistic consultant of 'Aspiotis-ELKA' lithography, and from 1954 to 1967 he created stamps on behalf of the Greek Post, initially using the technique of color woodcut and then the offset method. Also, from 1962 until his death, he designed the stamps of the Republic of Cyprus. In 1959 he became director of the Department of Graphic Arts at the Athens Technological Institute - ATO, where he taught until 1967.


Greece 1954 "Air Mail / 5th Anniversary of NATO" (3,3,3) [Recess] Sc(C71,...,C73) [ images credit of Stampworld ]

Greece 1956 "Royal Family" (14,13,13) [Recess (De La Rue)] Sc(587,...,600) [ images credit of Greek Stamp Store ]

Greece 1957 "Centenary of the Death of Dionysios Solomos (Poet)" (3,3,3) [Litho] Sc(601,..,603) [ images credit of Greek Stamp Store ]

 Greece 1958 "Greek Merchant Marine Commemoration" (6,6,6) [Litho] Sc(618,...,623) [ images credit of Greek Stamp Store ]

 Greece 1958 "Air Mail : Greek Ports" (7,7,7) [Litho] Sc(C74,...,C80)  [ images credit of Greek Stamp Store ]

Greece 1958 "International Congress for the Protection of Nature, Athens" (8,8,8) [Litho] Sc(624,...,631) [ images credit of Greek Stamp Store ]

Greece 1959 "Ancient Greek Coins" (10,10,10) [Litho] Sc(639,...,648) [ images credit of Greek Stamp Store ]

Greece 1959 "Ancient Greek Theater" (7,7,7) [Litho] Sc(649,...,655) [ images credit of Greek Stamp Store ]

Greece 1959 "Red Cross Commemoration" (7,7,7) [Litho] Sc(657,...,663)  [ images credit of Greek Stamp Store ]

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