Thursday, August 27, 2015

Halldór Pétursson

[Iceland] (b 1916/d 1977)

After graduating from highschool in 1935 Pétursson went to the Copenhagen Art School and completed his degree in 1938. Between 1942-45 he continued his studies in the United States at the Minneapolis School of Art and the Art Students League in New York.  Halldór Pétursson was a versatile and prolific artist with good form and sense of humor. His work is rich in drawings, oil paintings and watercolors . Halldór was one of the founders of the Association of Icelandic artists.


Iceland 1939/1945 "Various Designs" (12,3,3) [Typo (Sc228)][Recess (De La Rue) others] Sc(217,...,228) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Iceland 1939/1947 "Thorfinn Karlsefni" (3,1) [Recess (De La Rue)] Sc(229,...,231)

Iceland 1947/1952 "AIR MAIL" (9,9,6) [Recess (De La Rue)] Sc(C21,...,C26) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Iceland 1958/1960 "Icelandic Pony" (3,1) [Recess (De La Rue)] Sc(311,312,324)

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