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№ 2225. The 175th Birth Anniversary of Vasily Vereshchagin (1842‒1904), a Painter

24.05.2017

[Художник-дизайнер] – Sviridov S.

Souvenir sheet

The 175th Birth Anniversary of Vasily Vereshchagin (1842‒1904)

 

Vasily Vasilyevich Vereshchagin (1842–1904) was a Russian painter and a writer, one of the major war artists. He traveled the world extensively visiting India, Europe, America and Cuba. He took part in battle actions in Central Asia, the Balkans and in Japan. It was all represented in his paintings.

The postage stamp features the Cape Fiolent near Sevastopol (1897) painting by Vasily Vereshchagin, and the souvenir sheets margins bear a portrait of the artist.

Printing method Paper Color Perforation Format of the block Format of the stamp in the block Circulation
Offset + Partial Lacquering + Security Complex Coated Multicolor Framework 12:12 ½ 115х80 30х42 60000

Category:
Culture and art : Painting, graphics, icons

FDC:
The 175th Birth Anniversary of Vasily Vereshchagin (1842‒1904), a Painter
Special cancellation marks:
The 175th Birth Anniversary of Vasily Vereshchagin (1842‒1904), a Painter. Moscow
Souvenir packs in cover:
The 175th Birth Anniversary of Vasily Vereshchagin (1842‒1904), a Painter