Knud von Clauson Kaas (1894 - 1977) Important Adventurer, aviator and author. Measurements: 12 ½ x 11 inches without the frame. 15 x 13 inches with the frame. Description: Paper glued on cardboard.Signed Clauson-Kass to the lower left. The work dates back to the mid 20th century (1950s-1960s) This particular work is part of a collection that originates directly from Knud von Clauson Kaas. He continued making them after the war and had several solo shows in Amsterdam, Nederlands during the 1950s and 1960s. Many of his works were inspired by aerial landmarks, he used for navigation when he was active as a pilot.
A very rare work and one of its kind! A certificate of authenticity will be included with this work. There are some few smudges and spots of dirt on the surface of the paper.Otherwise fine with no holes or tears. The original salon frame has minor scratches due to the age.
Clauson Kaas (1894) Aerial landmark/ Green. Knud von Clauson Kaas (1894 - 1977) Born in 1894 on the island of Funen, Denmark. Son of Second Lieutenant Gustav Adolph Frederik Clauson von Kaas. Knud Clauson Kass is one of the Danish pilots who volunteered for the Finnish Winter War in 1939/40.
Then 45 year old Lt. Knud von Clauson-Kaas was the oldest Danish pilot in Finland. He had been in Finland already during and after the Finnish Civil War in spring and summer 1918 as Commander of Aviation Station II of Karelian Front at Antrea. He qualified in 1926 with patent 70/26 and reached the rank of Lieutenant before the start of the war. Where he in Port Washington, N.
Y, tests a reputed non-sinkable water suit. Trying to stay afloat 25 hours. In 1940, when Finland enters the Winter War with Russia, Clauson Kaas volunteers for the Finnish Air Force. Following basic training he is engaged in ferrying Gloster Gladiators from Sweden to Finland.
He later transferred to Lentolaivue 28 (Flying Squadron 28) and engaged in the air defenses of the South-Western cities. As the Russians advance and the situation becomes desperate the squadron takes part in offensive operations as well. In March 1940, the Moscow Peace Treaty is signed and the war ends. He also was a member of the prestigious British Caterpillar Club, an informal association of people who have successfully used a parachute to bail out of a disabled aircraft.Knud von Clauson Kaas wrote several books on his adventures. The most famous are Et Liv i Luften / A Life in the air. Published in 1940 and Danske Flyvere paa Vingerne/Danish Airmen on the wing. Published in 1943 From the 1950s-1970s, Clauson Kaas led a mixed life as an aviator, journalist, author and actor. He wrote a number of shorter pieces, essays and commentaries for various newspapers and magazines.
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The item "Clauson Kaas (1894) Aerial landmark/ Green. Rare Aviation Art" is in sale since Monday, May 6, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".
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