Monday, June 5, 2017

Paul Boesch

[Switzerland] (b 1889/d 1969)

Ex-Libris by Paul Boesch
Paul Boesch was born in Fribourg and finished his baccalaureate at Basileia in 1909...He spent some time in Paris where he studied Art History until 1914...since 1915 , he established himself in Zurique where he started  his work as painter ,Graphical Artist and book illustrator (mostly single and  Multicolored Woodcuts)...Boesch also designed many coats of Arms for usage in Heraldry ... since 1937 his work was dominated by the Ex-Libris and Postage stamps Designs....


Switzerland 1939 "National Day" (1) [Photo (Courvoisier)] Sc(B95)

Switzerland 1941 "National Day and 650th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Swiss Confederation" (2,2,1) [Photo (Courvoisier)] Sc(B110)

Switzerland 1941 "750th Anniversary of the foundation of Berne" (1) [Photo (Courvoisier)] Sc(280)

Switzerland 1945 "National Day" (4,4,1) [Engr (A. Yersin)][Recess/Photo (PTT,Berne)] Sc(B146)

Switzerland 1946 "National Day and Fund for the Swiss Citizens Abroad" (4,4,1) [Engr (A. Yersin)][Recess (PTT,Berne)] Sc(B154)

Switzerland 1947 "National Day" (4,4,1) [Engr (A. Yersin)][Recess/Photo (PTT)] Sc(B 162)

Switzerland 1951 "National Day" (5,5,1) [Engr (A. Yersin)][Recess)] Sc(B201)

Switzerland 1952 "Pro-Patria" (5,5,1) [Engr (A. Yersin)][Recess/Photo] Sc(B212)

Switzerland 1953 "Pro-Patria" (5,5,1) [Engr (A. Yersin)][Recess) Sc(B222) [ Image credit of StampWorld ]

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