Bert Jäger

Biography

Book jackets, posters, stamps, lettering. Born 11 January 1919 in Karlsruhe. 1934-9: studied at the Hochschule der bildenden Künste, Karlsruhe. Trained as a painter. 1939: military service, followed by internment in Russia to 1949. 1957: living in Freiburg im Breisgau.

Writings about

  • E. Hölscher, ‘Bert Jäger’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., May 1957, pp. 34-41
  • Eberhard Hölscher, ‘The special stamps of the Federal Postal Services, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., March 1957, pp. 22-7
  • E. Hölscher, ‘One year with the Federal Mails’ (Bundespost calendar), Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Nov. 1960, pp. 50-56.