Art of Danube School -Stamps of Austria -1967

Art of Danube School -Stamps of Austria -1967

Austria issued a stamp on 17 May 1965. The theme was  Art of Danube School. The stamp featured “Holy George” ,sculpture of Seitenstetten Benedictine Abbey.

FDC AUSTRIA  ART of DANUBE SCHOOL -1965
FDC AUSTRIA ART of DANUBE SCHOOL -1965

Gothic Art -Stamps of Austria -1967

Gothic Art -Stamps of Austria -1967

Austria issued a stamp on 19 May 1967. The theme was Gothic Art. The stamp featured Virgin of Mercy in Frauenstein Church ,Wood Sculpture.

FDC AUSTRIA GOTHIC ART
FDC AUSTRIA GOTHIC ART

Baroque Art – Stamps of Luxembourg – 1977

Baroque Art – Stamps of Luxembourg – 1977

Baroque art is a highly ornate and extravagant style of  architecture, art, music and sculpture that flourished in Europe from 1590 to 1720.
Luxembourg issued a set of two stamps 15 Sep 1977 on Baroque Art. The stamps feature

6 Franc – 18th century Statue of St Gregory the Great by Jean-Georges Scholtus.

12 Franc – 18th century Statue of St Augustine by Jean-Georges Scholtus.

FDC LUXEMBOURG BAROQUE ART
FDC LUXEMBOURG BAROQUE ART

Special Cover on Jehangir Art Gallery – Golden Jubilee -2002

Special Cover on Jehangir Art Gallery – Golden Jubilee -2002

Jehangir Art Gallery was inaugurated on 21 Jan 1952 by the then Chief Minister of  Bombay State B G Kher and dedicated to the memory of Sir Cowasji Jehangir’s son Jehangir. It is an art gallery located in Mumbai at Kala Ghoda near Gateway of India. It was designed by G M Bhuta.

A Special Cover was issued on 18 Dec 2002 to mark its Golden Jubilee.

SPECIAL COVER INDIA-JEHANGIR ART GALLERY
SPECIAL COVER INDIA-JEHANGIR ART GALLERY – GOLDEN JUBILEE 2002

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.

 

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

Palaces of Portugal – Stamps 2012

Palaces of Portugal – Stamps 2012

Portugal Issued a set of Six stamps on Palaces of Portugal on 03 Oct 2012. The Palaces are

Ajuda – It a neoclassical monument in the Civil Parish of Ajuda in City Of Lisbon Built in 1755 after earthquake and Tsunami for the Royal family. In 1992 assigned to Portuguese Institute of Architectural Heritage.

Pena – The Pena Palace is a Romanticist Castle in Sao Pedro de Pennaferrim in the municipality of Sintra.The castle stands on top of a hill in Sintra Mountains above the town of Sintra.It is a national monument and one of the expressions of 18th century romanticism in the World.It is UNESCO World Heritage Sites and one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.

Mafra -It is a monumental Baroque and Italianized Neoclassical Palace Monastery located in town of Mafra 28 kilometres from Lisbon. Construction began in 1715 and completed in 1755.It was classified as National Monument in 1910 and one of the finalists for Seven Wonders of Portugal. Associated with School of Sculpture.

Sintra- Also known as Town Palace ,located in Town of Sintra,Lisbon District.Now a historic house Museum. It is a blend of Gothic,Manueline,Moorish & Mudejar styles of architecture. The original built in 10th Century but one that today is of 14th Century Palace.

Monserrate- It is a Palatial Villa located near Sintra . In 1978 the Park and Palace were categorised as Buildings of National Interest.

Queluz -18th Century Palace located at Queluz in Sintra. It is last of Rococo buildings designed in Europe.It now a tourist place.One of the wings of Palace is used as Guest house for visiting Heads of States.

FDC PORTUGAL PALACES
FDC PORTUGAL PALACES 2012-AJUDA,PENA & MAFRA
FDC PORTUGAL PALACES
FDC PORTUGAL PALACES 2012 -SINTRA ,MONSERRATE & QUELUZ