Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Franz Marten

[Germany] (b 1898/d 1970)

"Marten attended the Dusseldorf School of Applied Arts and the Dusseldorf Art Academy, where he was Assistant and Associate teacher. In 1926, he won a first prize at the Gesolei in Dusseldorf. In 1929 he received an appointment to the Academy Königsberg.  He was director of a master studio for graphic use and Applied Arts and won a Grand Prix of the International Exhibition in Liège. Franz Marten lived and worked from 1948 to 1965 in the artist's colony Halfmannshof.(..) Martens best-known work is the large stained-glass windows of the old Gelsenkirchen central station , which he created in 1949 after the old windows of the station had been destroyed in World War II."


Germany 1935 "International Philatelic Exhibition,Konigsberg" (4,4,4) [Recess] Sc(B68) [ image credit of StampWorld ]

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