Saturday, January 28, 2017

Ismail Samsom

[Algeria] (b 1934/d 1988)

"Ismail Samsom studied at the Emir Abdelkader Lyceum , where he done his Secondary studies... during one of his voyages to France, in 1957, ,he was a victim of a lost bullet in Paris , that provoked the paralysis of his inferior members...following a long hospitalization , his passion for drawing and painting blossomed and after his return to Alger he became a founding member of the National Union of Plastic Arts and the Algerian Association of Applied Arts...  he made his first exhibition in 1968 and soon he was a famous Artist in the Algerian Art Panorama...
As an homage to the Artist, the Algerian Post  issued in 1996 a 2 stamp series with illustration of two of his Paintings...


Algeria 1971 "International Year of the Mobilization against Racism" (1) [Photo] Sc(464)

Algeria 1971/1972 "Airmail" (3,3,3) [Photo] Sc(C16,...,C18) [images credit of StampWorld ]

Algeria 1972 "Stamp Day" (1) [Photo (Courvoisier)] Sc(478)

Algeria 1973 "Stamp Day" (1) [Photo (Courvoisier)] Sc(489)

Algeria 1973 "10th Anniversary of the world Food Program" (1) [Photo (Courvoisier)] Sc(494)

Algeria 1974 "20th Anniversary of the Revolution" (4,4,1) [Photo (H. Fournier)] Sc(523)

Algeria 1976 "Solidarity with the Sahrawi  People" (1) [Photo (Courvoisier)] Sc(569)

Algeria 1977 "Horsemen" (2,2,2) [Photo (Courvoisier)] Sc(599,600)  [images credit of StampWorld ]

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