Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Chris Lebeau

[Netherlands] (b 1878/d 1945)

Lebeau began training at the Quellinusschool 1892 to 1895, then at the Amsterdam National School of Applied Arts until 1899. In 1904 he co-founded the Dutch Association of Arts and Crafts Industries and became a teacher at the Haarlem School of Applied Arts until 1914 ..  He was a painter, designer of bookplates and stamps, but worked also with stained glass, woodcuts, was a wall painter and interior decorator, and made many book covers and other Graphic design Work..He traveled to Jordan and Indonesia and like to see himself as a Anarcho-Communist.. during WWII , in 1943 Lebeau and his wife were arrested for helping Dutch Jews.. in 1944 he was transferred to the Dachau concentration Camp, where he died in 1945.. 


Netherlands 1921 "Air Mail" (3,1) [Engr (Chris Lebeau)][Typo] Sc(C1,..,C3)

Netherlands 1924/1926 "Carrier Pidgeon" (19,1) [Offset/Litho] Sc(142,...,160)

Netherlands 1928 "Air Mail" (2,2,2) [Litho] Sc(C4,C5)

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