Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Fokko Mees

[Netherlands] (b 1887/d 1968)

Fokko Alting Mees  was a highly qualified and internationally known artist. He had his education at the Academy of Art in The Hague under AJ de Jong ; he also  attended the Académie Julien in Paris...painted, drew and made ​​wood and cooper gravures... (..) During his life he worked as Illustrator, engraver, Bookplate and stamp designer, etc..


Netherlands Indies 1928 "Air" (5,1) [Litho] Sc(C6,...,C10)

Netherlands 1928 "Olympic Games" (8,8,4) [Litho] Sc(B25,B26,B28,B31)

Netherlands 1934 "Crisis Stamps" (2,2,1) [Engr (J.J. Waarnaar)(R. Steinhausen)][Recess] Sc(B70)

Curacao 1934 "3rd Centenary of Dutch Colonization" (17,6,3) [Engr (J.J. Warnaar)(R. Steinhaussen)][Recess] Sc(119,...,126) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Curacao 1936/1939 "Queen Wilhelmina" (12,1) [Recess] Sc(132,...,143) [ This Design was also used in Suriname , and was also issued in 1936 ( with the 'Suriname' Label, of course...)]

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