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New Stamps from Hungary

450th Birth Anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) was an Italian Baroque composer, teacher and conductor, the first master of opera. He studied under the supervision of the maestro di cappella at the Cathedral of Cremona and composed his … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Spain

Birth Centenary of Antonio Buero Vallejo On September 29, 1916, the playwright Antonio Buero Vallejo was born in Guadalajara. From a very young age he was attracted to the arts, especially painting, but finally it was the theater that captivated … Continue reading

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Isle of Man Issued Stamps to Celebrate Artist Roger Dean

Isle of Man has issued a set of stamps showcasing the artwork of internationally renowned artist and designer Roger Dean. The stamp collection depicts six images from Roger’s exotic landscapes artwork. The first stamp inspired by the Isle of Man … Continue reading

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Isle of Man Issued Stamps on Bryan Kneale RA

Isle of Man has issued a stamp set on Bryan Kneale to present this collection showcasing ten remarkably varied works by the Island’s most distinguished living artist. Marking over sixty years of exemplary artistic practice and achievement, our issue features … Continue reading

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First Aid Kit Stamps Released in Sweden

Having your face plastered on postage is quite an honor—one that used to only be achievable if you had reached the fame level of someone like Elvis or Marilyn Monroe. It also helped your case if you were a major … Continue reading

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Norway Issued Stamps on Alf Prøysen

Alf Prøysen celebrated his 100th birthday this year 23 July, and Norway Post is commemorating this day with two stamps. Unfortunately this popular artist was taken from his huge audience in 1970 at the age of only 56.Alf Prøysen grew up … Continue reading

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Tristan Da Cunha Issued Stamps on Augustus Earle

Augustus Earle was born on 1 June 1793 in London, son of James Earle, an American artist and his wife Caroline. Augustus was the nephew of Ralph Earle, the well-known American portrait painter. His father, who had studied at the … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Isle of Man

The Manx Ark Rare Breeds Dr Jeremy Paul, the hugely talented and internationally respected artist, has lent his talents to a very special issue celebrating farming in the Isle of Man. This miniature sheet, featuring six stamps designs, was commissioned … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamp on Gabrijel Jurkić

Gabrijel Jurkić’s life, his commitment to art and creative spirit is impossible to present in a couple of words. His work outlived his time; it breathed and carried out poetry of celebrating the beautiful and miraculous. By celebrating the 40th … Continue reading

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Finland Issued Stamps on Tove Jansson’s Anniversary

Finland has issued a miniature sheet consisting of two stamps and a beautiful gift set to mark the 100th anniversary of the Finnish artist and writer Tove Jansson (1914–2001) on 31st January 2014. Tove Jansson, world-famous for the Moomins, was a versatile … Continue reading

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