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Jan Balet

 (1913 - 2009)
Jan B. Balet was active/lived in Germany, Switzerland.  Jan Balet is known for illustration, genre.

Jan Balet

The following biographical information has been provided by Marie & Peter Balet. Peter is the son of the artist; Marie is the daughter-in-law, Peter's wife.

Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland -- Artist, Jan B. Balet, died on Saturday, January 31, 2009.  Born in Bremen, Germany on July 20, 1913 he was schooled in Friedichshafen and Munich.  He attended schools of arts and crafts in Munich and Berlin and spent several years at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich.  After traveling throughout Europe he left Germany in 1938 in protest to the Hitler regime and immigrated to New York City as a free-lance artist.  While living in NYC he was the art director for Mademoiselle and Seventeen.  He was also   ...  Displaying 750 of 3736 characters.

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About  Jan Balet

Born:  1913 - Berlin, Germany
Died:   2009
Known for:  illustration, genre