Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Walter Brudi

[Germany] (b 1907/d 1987)

"Brudi studied at the Stuttgart Fine Arts Academy ; one of his teachers was F.H. Ernst Schneidler. He later worked in a design studio. From 1930-33 he was head of the publicity department at the wool firm Merkel & Kienlin, Esslingen-Neckar. He then taught typography and graphic design at the Berlin Graphic Technical College from 1932/35...(..) He also taught Graphic Design and Typography at the Munich Master 's School for German Book Printers...during WWII ,from 1942/44 he was a War Artist in Russia...(...) Brudi admits that as a soldier he did have time for imaginative excursions into a world of drawing and painting.
From 1973 he was a freelance Artist ; Brudi designed the typefaces Orbis (1953, Stempel), Pan (1954, Stempel) and Brudi Mediaeval (1958, Berthold); he was also an excellent illustrator and won prizes in postage-stamp competitions."


Germany 1953 "International Philatelic Exhibition,Frankfurt-on-Main" (2,2,2) [Litho] Sc(B332,B333) [ images credit of Stampworld ]

Germany 1954 "500th Anniversary of the Gutenberg Bible" (1) [Typo] Sc(723)

Germany 1957 "500th Anniversary of the first Wurtenberg Parliament" (1) [Litho] Sc(778)

Germany 1959 "Europa" (2,1) [(Litho (Enschedé)] Sc(354,355) [ images credit of Stampworld ]

[ I still have to consider this post as incomplete , because further research is necessary in other countries... ]

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