Thursday, April 20, 2017

Clément Serveau [ 1st Part (1956/1963) ]

[France] (b 1886/d 1972)

"Clément-Serveau studied successively from 1904 to 1914 at the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs and École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts under Luc-Olivier Merson, in Paris. (...) From 1907 to 1909 he served as a soldier in the 15th Battalion in the Vosges at Remiremont. In 1913, while still at Remiremont, the 21-year-old married Yvette Hindermeyer (then 17 years of age). There he would realize many paintings, landscapes and portraits. In 1919 he became art director of Ferenczi & fils , where he illustrated many books (seventy-eight) using the technique of woodcut. (...) Thanks to his mentor Luc-Olivier Merson, he was able to design banknotes for the Banque de France. From 1956 to 1970, he designed forty-two French and foreign postage stamps. (...) After a trip to Greece in 1934, Clement Serveau devoted himself to post-cubism, participating in numerous exhibitions including the Salon des artistes français. He became Knight of the Legion of Honour in 1936. (...) "


France 1956 "Franco-Latin American Friendship" (1) [Engr (J.Piel)][Recess] Sc(794)

France 1957 "150th Anniversary of the Court of Accounts" (1) [Engr (J. Piel)][Recess] Sc(832)

France 1957 "French Public Works" (1) [Engr (J. Piel)][Recess] Sc(836)

France 1958 "Brussels International Exhibition" (1) [Engr (J.Piel)][Recess] Sc(878)

France 1959 "300th Anniversary of the Treaty of Pyrenees" (1) [Engr (J. Piel)][Recess] Sc(932)

France 1959 "Sites et Monuments" (2,2,2) [engr (Durrens 20F)(J. Piel 30F)][Recess] Sc(935,936) [ Image credit of Stampworld ]

France 1960 "Centenary of Attachment of Savoy and Nice to France" (2,2,2) [Engr (J. Piel 30F)(Combet 50F)][Recess] Sc(957,958)

France 1961 "Sites et Monuments" (7,7,2) [Engr (J. Piel)][Recess] Sc(1008,1011) [ Image credit of Stampworld ]

France 1962 "Famous Men" (6,6,6) [Engr (Robert Cami 15c,20c)(Durrens 20c,30c)(Combet 45c,50c)][Recess] Sc(B359,...,B364) [ Image credit of Stampworld ]

France 1963 "Celebrities of EEC" (5,5,5) [Engr (J.Piel 1st)(Cottet 2nd,3rd)(Mazelin 4th)(Combet 5th)][Recess] Sc(1059,...,1063) [ Image credit of Stampworld ]

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