Stamps on Children Paintings – China 2000

Stamps on Children Paintings – China 2000

China issued a stamp on Paintings selected in Children Design and Painting Competition. The stamp was issued to mark Millenium and released on 01 Jun 2000.

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CHINA MILLENIUM STAMPS

Paintings by Malangatana -Mozambique 1980.

Paintings by Malangatana -Mozambique 1980.

Malangatana Valente Ngwenya (6 Jun 1936-5 Jan 2011) was a Mozambican Painter and Poet. He exhibited under his name alone as Malangatana. Mozambique issued a set of Six stamps on London 80 International Stamp Exhibition. These stamps were issued on 06 May 1980 and featured paintings by Mozambican Painter Malangatana. The paintings featured on stamps are

50c- “Heads” by Malangatana

1.50 E – “Market” by Moises Simbine.

3.00 E – “Heads with Helmets” by Malangatana.

5.00 E – “Women with Goods” by Machiana

7.50 E – “Crowds with Masks” by Malangatana.

12.50 E – ” Man & Woman with Spear” by Mankeu.

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MOZAMBIQUE PAINTINGS BY MALANGATANA 1980
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MOZAMBIQUE PAINTINGS BY MALANGATANA 1980

 

 

Stamps of Bhutan – Handicrafts and Craftsmen – 1975.

Stamps of Bhutan – Handicrafts and Craftsmen – 1975.

On 17 Dec 1975 Bhutan issued a set of nine stamps and one miniature sheet on Handicrafts and Craftsmen.

1 Ch – Jewelry     2 Ch- Coffee Pot, Hand Bell & Sugar Dish   3 Ch -Powder Horns

4 Ch- Filigree( Delicate Jewellery Metalwork),  Pendants and Box Cover

5 Ch – Painter.

A Cover cancelled at Phuntsholing is listed.

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BHUTAN 1975 – HANDICRAFTS

Stamps on Modern Japanese Art -1980

Stamps on Modern Japanese Art -1980

Japan issued a set of two stamps on Modern Japanese Art (7th Series) on 07 Jul 1980. The stamps feature

Black Fan by Takeji Fujishima (1867-1943).Japanese painter with Yoga Art movement and influenced by Art Nouveau.

The Dance “Are Yudachi Ni” (Dear Me ……It’s a Shower) by Seiho Takeuchi (1864-1942) .Painter of Nihonga Genre.Master of Prewar Kyoto circle of Painters.

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JAPAN FDC 1980 -MODERN ART SERIES 7

Modern Japanese Art on Stamps – 1979

Modern Japanese Art on Stamps – 1979

Japan issued two stamps on theme Modern Japanese Art on 22 Nov 1979. The art featured on stamps is

A nude by Kagaku Murakami (1888-1939), who was a Japanese Painter and illustrator known for his Nihonga style Paintings.

The second stamp features Harvest by Chu Asai (1856-1907). He was a Japanese painter noted for his work in Yoga artwork.

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JAPAN MODERN ART -1979
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JAPAN MODERN ART -1979

 

Standing Beauties on Stamps -Japan 1979

Standing Beauties on Stamps -Japan 1979

Japan issued two se-tenant stamps on Standing beauties from Edo or Tokugawa Period (1603-1863). They belong to the Kaigetsudo School. The shogunate was officially established in Edo on 24 Mar 1603 by Tokugawa Ieyasu.

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STAMPS OF JAPAN 1979 – STANDING LADIES EDO PERIOD

Sheetlets on Firdausi – Iran 1990

Sheetlets on Firdausi – Iran 1990

Abu I-Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi (Firdausi) (c940 -1020) was a Persian Poet and author of Shahnameh (“Book of Kings”) which is considered to be World’s longest epic poem written by a single poet. It is also the national epic of Greater Iran. Ferdowsi is celebrated as the most influential figure in Persian literature and one of the greatest in the history of Literature.

He was born into a family of Iranian landowners ( Dehqans) in 940 in the village of Paj, near the city of  Tus, in the region of Khorasan of the Samanid Empire. His later works were completed under the Ghaznavid empire.

Iran issued a set of 16 Large Stamps /Sheetlets / Miniatures on 27 Dec 1990 to mark an International Congress on Works of Abu I-Qasim Ferdowsi. Some Catalogues list them as stamps some as sheetlets. They are Imperforate and each is 60x75mm in size. Six have a face value of 100r and 10 have a face value of 200r each.

Four of these are listed below.

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IRAN SHEETLET 1990 – FERDOWSI INT CONGRESS

ARCHERS , BIRDS MINIATURE

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IRAN SHEETLET 1990 – FERDOWSI INT CONGRESS
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IRAN SHEETLET 1990 – FERDOWSI INT CONGRESS
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IRAN SHEETLET 1990 – FERDOWSI INT CONGRESS