Jean Van Noten (1903-1982) was a Belgian artist and stamp designer. Although he has made a great number of stamps and art works, not much is known about the life of this famous man.
He was born and educated in
Van Noten was one of those artists that started designing tapestries at a certain moment in their career. Among others he was artistic advisor of the National Commission for Handicrafts and Industry, Tapestry department. For this commission he organized competitions and travelling exhibitions abroad.
His travels took him to
Van Noten designed dozens of
For the United Nations he designed the first
commemorative stamp showing the War Memorial House in
Stamp catalogue - Belgian UN stamps designed by Jean Van Noten
Expo 58, Brussels (GATT) 17 April 1958
Expo 58, Brussels (UPU) 17 April 1958
World Refugee Year 7 April 1960