Royal Mail:New Personalized Stamps on Russian Art

russian art stampsThe landscape sheet, consisting of twenty first class stamps, has images of paintings and sculptures from the Art Russe foundation’s collection. The designs are based on artworks that were displayed in March at  the first UK exhibition dedicated to the end of the Second World War and its reflection in Russian art, hosted by London’s Saatchi Gallery.

Famous works were chosen for the commemorative issue, including elements of Vera Mukhina’s famous “Worker and Kolkhoz Woman” statue, Evgeny Vutetich’s “The Motherland Calls”, Alexander Laktionov’s “Letter from the Front”, Ivan Penteshin’s “The Defense of Leningrad” and Mai Dantsig’s canvas “Partisan Ballade”.

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