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Paintings from The National gallery in Prague or in Slovakia, issued by Czechoslovakia on November 27, 1971:


Waiting, by Imro Weiner-Kráľ (1901-1978), engraved by Josef Herčík:

Czechoslovakia 1971 Weiner a.jpg

The Resurrection, Gothoic style, Unknown 14th Century artist (Mistr vyšebrodského altar - can't find information in English, and hope someone could add little information), engraved by Miloš Ondráček:

Czechoslovakia 1971 The Resurrection a.jpg

Woman with Jug, by Miloš Alexander Bazovský (1899-1968), engraved by Jiří Antonín Švengsbír:

Czechoslovakia 1971 Bazovsky a.jpg

Woman in National Costume, by Josef Mánes (1820 - 1871), engraved by Josef Herčík:

Czechoslovakia 1971 Josef Manes a.jpg

The Feast of the Rosary (German: Rosenkranzfest), Detail, by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), engraved by Ladislav Jirka:

Czechoslovakia 1971 Durer a.jpg

The man with the yellow coat (right) is Dürer's self-portrait:

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Here is Durer's complete painting (Wikipedia):

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Today we take little and short break from Czechoslovakia to visit other country that produced great engraved stamps - Tunisia. During years 1959-1961, Tunisia issued a very long set of 28 definitive stamps entitled "Life in Tunisia" shows daily activities and views of Tunisia. Here is a group of ten of them. Stamps were designed by Tunisian designers and engraved by French engravers as indicated:


Riding a Camel, designed by Yahia, engraved by Georges Bétemps:

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Medenine, designed by Hatem El Mekki, engraved by Charles Mazelin:

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Weaving, designed by Jallal Ben Abdallah, engraved by Roger Fenneteaux:

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Products of Tunisia, designed by Farhat, engraved by Claude Durrens:

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Turner, designed by Jallal Ben Abdallah, engraved by Robert Cami:

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Monastir, designed by Hatem El Mekki, engraved by Jacques Combet:

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Sfax, designed by Hatem El Mekki, engraved by Claude Durrens:

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Kairouan, designed by Hatem El Mekki, engraved by Jacques Combet:

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Djerba, designed by Hatem El Mekki, engraved by Pierre Gandon:

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Carpet Weaving, designed by Jallal Ben Abdallah, engraved by Roger Fenneteaux:

Tunisia 1959 Life in Tunisia 21.jpg

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Re: https://stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=16852&start=4050

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The Resurrection, Gothic style, Unknown 14th Century artist (Mistr vyšebrodského altar - can't find information in English, and hope someone could add little information), engraved by Miloš Ondráček:


Resurrection by the Master of the Alterpiece in the church of the Cistercian Abbey in Vyšší Brod

For more info see:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vy%C5%A1%C5%A1%C3%AD_Brod_(Hohenfurth)_cycle

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Welcome back Florián, nice to see you posting again :D

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P.S. I hope you will visit the Stamps and Languages thread.
A good place to start is at the cumulative index:
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Thank you very much, Florian, for adding the comprehensive information in English:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vy%C5%A1%C5%A1%C3%AD_Brod_(Hohenfurth)_cycle



Today, after a little break in Tunisia, we are back to Czechoslovakia and this time, with four artworks by non Czech artists, all are exhibited in the National Gallery, Prague:


St John the Baptist, detail by Auguste Rodin (1840 - 1917), engraved by Václav Fajt and issued on November 27, 1990:

Czechoslovakia 1990 Rodin a.jpg

Peasant Couple Dancing, by Albrecht Dürer (1471 – 1528), engraved by Bedřich Housa and issued on November 27, 1979:

Czechoslovakia 1979 Durer a.jpg

Adam and Eve, by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 – 1553), engraved by Josef Herčík and issued on November 3, 1986:

Czechoslovakia 1986 Cranach a.jpg

Portrait of a Young Lady Holding a Finger Fern, by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 – 1553), engraved by Miloš Ondráček and issued on November 24, 1977:

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That engraving by Dürer is full of exuberant movement and shared joy of life.
It's my favourite from that set of four. :D

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Indeed, Roger, the Dürer stamp is very attractive. I posted more stamps show Dürer's engravings here. Enjoy!

Paintings from different galleries, issued by Czechoslovakia on November 16, 1984:

The Milevski River, by Karel Stehlík (1912 - 1985), Ales South Bohemian Gallery, engraved by Josef Herčík:

Czechoslovakiaa 1984 Stehlik a.jpg

Under the Trees, by Viktor Barvitius (1834 – 1902), National Gallery, Prague, engraved by Miloš Ondráček:

Czechoslovakiaa 1984 Barvitius a.jpg

Landscape with Flowers, by Zoltán Palugyay (1898 - 1935), Slovak National Gallery, engraved by Václav Fajt:

Czechoslovakiaa 1984 Palugyay a.jpg

Illustration of King from Vyšehrad Codex, the National Library, Prague, engraved by Jan Mráček:

Czechoslovakiaa 1984 Vysehradsky a.jpg

View of Kokorin Castle (Hrad Kokořín), by Antonín Mánes (1784 – 1843), National Gallery, Prague, engraved by Ladislav Jirka:

Czechoslovakiaa 1984 Manes a.jpg

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Paintings from the National Gallery, Prague, issued by Czechoslovakia on November 27, 1989:


Nirvana, by Anton Jasusch (1882 - 1965), engraved by Martin Činovský:

Czechoslovakia 1989 Jasusch a.jpg

Dusk in the Town, by Jakub Schikaneder (1855 - 1924), engraved by Václav Fajt:

Czechoslovakia 1989 Schikaneder a.jpg

Bakers, by Pravoslav Kotík (1889 - 1970), engraved by Josef Herčík:

Czechoslovakia 1989 Kotik a.jpg

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The lovely 1937 Malaysian Kelantan Chief's Hat.

Recess printing by BW

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