Stamps on Michelangelo– Maldives 1975

Stamps on Michelangelo– Maldives 1975

The Maldives issued a set of stamps on 500th Birth Anniversary of Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni on 09 Oct 1975. Michelangelo (1475-1564) was an Italian Painter, Sculptor,

1 Laari – Dying Slave Sculpture      2 Laari-  Paintings from Sistine Chapel

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MALDIVES 1975- MICHELANGELO

3 Laari – Apollo      5 Laari-  Bacchus.

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MALDIVES 1975- MICHELANGELO.

Stamps on German Paintings in Hermitage Museum -USSR 1983.

Stamps on German Paintings in Hermitage Museum -USSR 1983.

The State Hermitage Museum is a museum of art and culture in St Petersburg Russia. It is the second-largest art museum in the world ( by Gallery and exhibition space). Empress Catherine the Great acquired an impressive collection of paintings from Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. he had assembled this collection for Frederick II of Prussia who refused to purchase it. It was founded in 1764 and every year on 07 Dec, the museum celebrates the anniversary of its founding as Saint Catherine’s Day. Its collection comprises of Three million items. The museum has six buildings in the Complex and five of which are now open to the public- Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage, New Hermitage and Hermitage theatre. It had 4.2 Million visitors in 2017 and 4.5 Million in 2018.

A set of stamps were issued by Soviet Union (USSR) on 10 Nov 1983  on German Paintings in Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg  Russia. The stamps with embossed labels are listed .

4 Kopeck – Madonna and Child under Apple Tree by Lucas Cranach The Elder. This Painting was created by German Painter Lucas(1472-1553) in Northern Rennaissance Period in 1530.

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USSR 1983 – GERMAN PAINTINGS IN HERMITAGE MUSEUM.

 

10 K – Self Portrait by Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-17790 was created in 1776.

USSR RAPHAEL
USSR 1983 – GERMAN PAINTINGS IN HERMITAGE MUSEUM

Stamps on German Paintings in Hermitage Museum -USSR 1983.

Stamps on German Paintings in Hermitage Museum -USSR 1983.

The State Hermitage Museum is a museum of art and culture in St Petersburg Russia. It is the second-largest art museum in the world ( by Gallery and exhibition space). Empress Catherine the Great acquired an impressive collection of paintings from Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. he had assembled this collection for Frederick II of Prussia who refused to purchase it. It was founded in 1764 and every year on 07 Dec, the museum celebrates the anniversary of its founding as Saint Catherine’s Day. Its collection comprises of Three million items. The museum has six buildings in the Complex and five of which are now open to the public- Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage, New Hermitage and Hermitage theatre. It had 4.2 Million visitors in 2017 and 4.5 Million in 2018.

A set of stamps were issued by Soviet Union (USSR) on 10 Nov 1983  on German Paintings in Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg  Russia. The stamps with embossed labels are listed .

20 K – Self Portrait by Danis Painter Jurgens Ovens (1623 -1678) was created in 1652.

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USSR 1983 -GERMAN PAINTINGS IN HERMITAGE

45 K – On board a sailing vessel by Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840). This Painting was created by German Painter Caspar in 1818-20.

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USSR 1983 -GERMAN PAINTINGS IN HERMITAGE MUSEUM.

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014- Chamundeswari Temple.

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014- Chamundeswari Temple.

India Post issued a set of 10 Post Cards on Mysore Heritage in 2014.

Chamundeswari Temple- The 12th Century temple of the patron goddess of the Wodeyars in Chamundi Hills Mysore. Durga or Shakti or Chamundi is the tutelary deity of Mysuru Maharajas.

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Heritage Mysore Postcards 2014- Chamundeswari Temple.

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014- The Golden Throne.

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014- The Golden Throne.

India Post issued a set of 10 Post Cards on Mysore Heritage in 2014.

The traditional Golden Throne of Mysore Royalty consists of the main seat, a staircase and the golden umbrella. It was used in the coronation of child Raja Krishnaraja Wodeyar III in 1799.

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Heritage Mysore Postcards 2014 – The Golden Throne.

Postcards of GDR- 750th Anniversary of Berlin  – Marx-Engels Forum & Jungfern Bridge

Postcards of GDR- 750th Anniversary of Berlin  – Marx-Engels Forum & Jungfern Bridge

Berlin was founded in 1237 and became capital of Margraviate of Brandenburg in 1417, later of Brandenburg-Prussia and Kingdom of Prussia. After the Second War, the city was divided into two East Berlin became Capital of Soviet-backed East Germany and West Berlin controlled by Allies backed West Germany. This continued till unification of Germany in 1990 when the Berlin Wall was pulled down in 1989 and in June 1991 resolution was passed in Bundestag -German Parliament to move the Unified German Capital to Berlin. In 1999 offices moved to Berlin from Bonn.

GDR issued a set of postage stamps on 750 years of Berlin on 17 Feb 1987  and also a Postcard. The 10 Pf stamp and stamp design features Marx-Engels Forum

Mark-Engels forum is a Public Park in Central Mitte district of Berlin. It was built by GDR in 1986and named after Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, authors of Communist Manifesto. Their statues are located here.

Jungfern Bridge – It is the oldest Bridge in Berlin located in Mitte. It is an Iron Bascule Bridge.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1987- MARX-ENGELS FORUM & JUNGFERN BRIDGE.

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument – Greifswald

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument – Greifswald

German Sculptor Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel (1804-1861) created a bronze double statue of  Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832) and Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805), who are probably the two most revered Literary figures in Germany. These statues were installed in front of Court theatre in Weimar in 1857. This monument is perhaps the most beloved monuments in Germany. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Goethe was a Poet, Novelist and Playwright whereas Schiller was a Poet, Playwright, Philosopher and Historian. Both were great friends and lived at the same time in Weimar.

Greifswald Mecklenburg Vorpommern Place of Friendship square.

GDR issued a postage stamp on this monument on 02 Jul 1990 and also a Postcard alongwith the Greifswald Mecklenburg Vorpommern Place of Friendship square on 07 Aug 1990.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1990- GOETHE -SCHILLER MONUMENT – GREIFSWALD