Paintings from Pescatore Museum – Stamps of Luxembourg 1984

Paintings from Pescatore Museum – Stamps of Luxembourg 1984

Jean Pierre Pescatore Museum is located in Luxembourg.It is housed in Villa Vauban and called Luxembourg City Art Museum. Collection of old masters painting. The museum’s collections find their origins in 19th Century when three influential figures Jean Pierre Pescatore (1793-1855), Leo Lippmann (1803-1883) and Eugene Dutreux-Pescatore (1810-1902) bequeathed their private collections to their home city.

Jean Pierre Pescatore – Tobacco Merchant and Banker – Collection of 17th Century Dutch Paintings and contemporary French history paintings,sculptures & drawings.

Leo Lippmann -Banker & Consul general of Luxembourg in Amsterdam – Collection of 19th Century art,particularly history paintings.

Eugene Dutreux-Pescatore – Inherited her 18th century history paintings,still lifes and Portraits.

These collections of Golden age of Dutch Paintings (17th Century) included works by Cornelis Bega, Gerrit Dou & Jan Steen and 19th Century French history and landscape paintings by artists like Eugene Delacroix,Jean-Louis-Ernest-Meissonier and Jule Dupre.

Luxembourg issued a set of four stamps on Paintings from this museum on 07 May 1984.

4 fr – “Smoker” by David Teniers le Jeune (17th Century)

7 fr – “Young Turk Caressing His Horse” (1826) by Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863)

10 fr – “Festival of Kings” by Jan Steen

50 fr- “The Lacemaker” by Pieter van slingelandt (17th Century)

FDC PAINTINGS LBORG
FDC LUXEMBOURG 1984 -PAINTINGS FROM JEAN -PIERRE PESCATORE MUSEUM.

 

Modern Art in Austria – Cleaning of Seawater- Peter Pongratz 1992

Modern Art in Austria – Cleaning of Seawater- Peter Pongratz

A stamp was issued by Austria on Modern art on 09 Oct 1997 .It featured a modern artwork named “Cleaning of  Seawater” by Austrian Painter Peter Pongratz (born 1940).

FDC AUS MODERN ART
FDC MODERN ART in AUSTRIA 1992- CLEANING OF SEAWATER – PETER PONGRATZ

Stamps on Jewish Art – Stamps of Israel 1974

Stamps on Jewish Art – Stamps of Israel 1974

Israel issued a set of three stamps on 11 Jun 1974 on the theme of Jewish Art.

1.25 – Moshe Kisling – (1891- 1953) was a Polish born French Painter . His Painting Lady in Blue was painted in 1922. It is held in Tel Aviv Museum.

2.00 – Chana Orloff – 1888-1968 – She was an Israeli art deco and  figurative art sculptor whose work Mother and Child appears on the stamp and is held in Museum of Art En Harod

3.00 -Chaim Soutine – 1893-1943 -He was a Russian-French painter of Jewish origin .His work Girl in Blue appears on the Israel stamps and is held in The Israel Museum Jerusalem.

FDC ISRAEL PAINTING. KISLING
FDC ISRAEL 1974- MOSHE KISLING- LADY IN BLUE
FDC ISREAL ORLOFF
FDC ISRAEL 1874 – CHANA ORLOFF MOTHER & CHILD
FDC ISRAEL PAINTING
FDC ISRAEL 1974 – Chaim Southine – GIRL IN BLUE

Thanjavur Paintings – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. Thanjavur Paintings ,an integral part of unique art and craft of Thanjavur, were introduced by the Royal patrons of arts and craft under the Chola dynasty of 16th Century.They are known for their harmonious blend of different colours and density of the composition of the drawings .The exclusive paintings are decorated with precious stones ,small pieces of coloured glass and beautiful pearls. This painting has secured Geographical Indication in the year 2006

A Special cover on Thanjavur Paintings was issued on 03 Sep 2015 during Thanjaipex 2015.

Cover No TN/25/2015

SPL COVER THANJAVUR
SPECIAL COVER THANJAVUR PAINTINGS 2015

Asian Art Biennale -First day Cover -Bangladesh 2014

Asian Art Biennale -First day Cover -Bangladesh 2014

The 16th Asian Art Biennale was held in Bangladesh in 2014 at Bangladesh Shilpkala Academy. A Stamp was issued on 01 Dec 2014. FDC from Chittagong GPO is listed.

FDC BANGLADESH ASIAN ART
FDC BANGLADESH 2014 – 16th ASIAN ART BIENNALE

Serenade by Norman Rockwell – Stamps of Cook Islands -1982

Serenade by Norman Rockwell – Stamps of Cook Islands -1982

Norman Percevel Rockwell (03 Feb 1894 – 8 Nov 1978) was an American Painter, author and illustrator. His works graced the covers of Saturday Evening Post magazine  for 47 Years. His work Serenade appeared in Saturday Evening Post Cover on 30 Aug 1924.It depicts a young man serenading his sweetheart on a split log bench. He was associated with Boy Scouts of America for 64 Years.

Serenade – In music Serenade is a musical composition and/or performance delivered in honor. A piece of music sung or played in open air typically by a man at night under the window of his beloved.

A stamp was issued by Cook Islands on Serenade 10 Sep 1982.

COOK IS SERENADE
SERENADEBY NORMAN ROCKWELL – STAMPS OF COOK ISLANDS -1982

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Google Doodle remembers Oskar Schlemmer on his 130th Birthday

Google Doodle remembers Oskar Schlemmer (1888-1943)on his 130th Birthday .He was a German Painter,Sculptor, Designer & Choreographer associated with Bauhas School.

Germany issued two stamps on his Paintings on 15 Apr 1975.