Romania Issued Stamps on Brukenthal National Museum

romania museum stampsOnly twenty years after the inauguration of the Paris Louvre Museum, in Sibiu took place, in 1817, the opening of the Brukenthal National Museum, the oldest in Romania and one of the oldest in Europe.The museum, achieved through the will and testament of the former Governor of Transylvania (Samuel von Brukenthal – 1721-1803), became, for almost two centuries, the main attraction of those passing through Sibiu. The museum’s picture gallery includes a valuable collection of European paintings, many of which belong to the Flemish Painting School. On the stamps of the issue dedicated to this museum are portrayed four paintings belonging to the Flemish painters.

Issue Date: 06.01.2016 Designer: Mihai Vamasescu Process: Offset Colours: 5 Colours Size: Stamp size: 72 x 33 mm, Minisheet size: 164 x 114 mm Values: 4.70 Lei; 5.00 Lei; 7.60 Lei; 9.10 Lei

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