Slovakia Issued Stamp on Easter in the Works of Karol Ondreička

slovakia easter stampSlovak Post hss released a stamp on 6th March 2015 to celebrate the upcoming Easter.

The stamp depicts one of the works by Karol Ondreička. Karol Ondreička is a representative of the artistic generation that sought the connection of the principles of modern art with a particular Slovak expression.From among the more significant modern artists, Ondreička was the only one to regularly portray the Madonna and Child. He sought a modern, as well as Slovak Christian and socially based image of the Madonna as mother, while applying his illustrator interests and experience. Ondreička frequently enriched his main themes not only with typical images of people in the Slovak mountains, but also with animals and fairy-tale characters.

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