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Posted 06/28/2022   02:37 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The third group of engraved stamps show art by non Czech artists exhibited in the National Gallery of Prague, issued by Czechoslovakia.

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

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

Standing Woman, painting by Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973), engraved by Josef Hercik and issued on November 27, 1981:

Two Japanese Women, by the Japanese painter Kitagawa Utamaro (1753 – 1806), engraved by Josef Hercik and issued on November 3, 1991:
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Posted 07/02/2022   11:10 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Views of Liechtenstein, paintings by Moritz Menzinger (1832-1914), designed and engraved by Wolfgang Seidel and issued by Liechtenstein on September 20, 1982 to commemorate the 150th anniversary birth of Menzinger:

View of Neu-Schellenberg (1861)
View of Vaduz (1860)
View of Bendern (1868)


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Posted 07/05/2022   05:44 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I always like to find the original drawings used as models to design stamps, especially my favorite engraved stamps. One of the favorites in my primates stamp collection is the stamp of Ring-tailed lemurs, designed and engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued by Madagascar on September 20, 1954. I think I don't have to explain why this one is my favorite:

The design of it based on two different 19th engravings from old nature books:


Color assays of this stamp:



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Posted 07/06/2022   12:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add GregAlex to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I was able to find a bit more info on stamps engraved by Harry Peckmore. These are the ones he did for Haiti, to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the UN. These are Scott #469 and C168 & 169.

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Posted 07/10/2022   04:48 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A very beautiful and attractive set shows Pre-monkeys was issued by Madagascar on December 9, 1961. it contains six stamps, three regular designed and engraved by Jean Pheulpin and three airmail designed and engraved by Pierre Gandon.

Eastern Lesser Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur griseus)
Ruffed Lemur (Lemur varius)
Mongoose Lemur (Eulemur mongoz)
Diademed Sifaka (Propithecus diadema)
Indri (Indris brevicaudatus)
Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi coquereli)






Next time, I will show several color proof assays and die proof of these stamps.
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Posted 07/15/2022   11:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here are several proofs of three of the upper Madagascar stamps:

Sunken die proof in monochrome signed by Jean Pheulpin
Color assays of two of the stamps






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Posted 07/19/2022   07:33 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Swedish artists in Paris, France, engraved by Czeslaw Slania and issued by Sweden on August 25, 1988:

Self portrait, by Nils Dardel (1888-1943):

Autumn, by Vera Nilsson (1888-1979):

Self Portrait, by Isaac Grünewald (1889-1946):

Visit at an eccentric lady, by Nils Dardel (1888-1943):

Soap bubbles, by Vera Nilsson (1888-1979):

The singing tree, by Isaac Grünewald (1889-1946):
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Posted 07/26/2022   12:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Paintings from Slovak National Gallery, designed by Martin Cinovsky and issued by Slovakia on December 15, 1994:

The Girls, by Janko Alexy, engraved by Bohumil Sneider:

Bulls, by Vincent Hloznik, engraved by Milos Ondracek:
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Posted 07/30/2022   11:45 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Paintings from the National Museum, issued by Sweden on August 27, 1992:

Kitchen Maid, by Rembrandt (1606 - 1669), engraved by Martin Mörck:

The Triumph of Venus, by François Boucher (1703 – 1770), engraved by Czeslaw Slania:

Portrait of a Girl, by Albrecht Durer (1471 – 1528), engraved by Lars Sjööblom:

Decorated Rorstrand vase, by Eric Wahlberg, engraved by Piotr Naszarkowski:

The Tree and the River (The Seine at Bois-le-Roi), by Carl Fredrik Hill (1849 - 1911), engraved by Czeslaw Slania:

Carl Michael Bellman in Sergel's studio, by Carl Olof Larsson (1853 -1919), engraved by Czeslaw Slania:
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Posted 08/03/2022   07:45 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Polish People's Army, Poland issued on October 12, 1968 a set of 10 stamps of paintings depicting the Polish Army, mainly in WWII battles. All stamps were designed by Stefan Malecki and engraved by different engravers as indicated.

Here are four of them show paintings by the Polish painter Michal Bylina (1904 – 1982):

"September, 1939", engraved by Edward Konecki:

"Lenino", engraved by Edward Konecki:

"Battle on the Neisse", engraved by Barbara Kowalska:

"May 2, 1945 in Berlin", engraved by Eugeniusz Tirdiszek:
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Posted 08/03/2022   09:34 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
...and the rest 6 of them:

"Partisans", by Ludwik Maciag (1920 - 2007), engraved by Eugeniusz Tirdiszek:

"Battle of Monte Cassino", by Antoni Boratynski (1930- 2015), engraved by Boguslaw Brandt:

"Tanks approaching Warsaw", by Stefan Garwatowski (1931 - 2019), engraved by Eugeniusz Tirdiszek:

"On the Oder", by Konstanty Mackiewicz (1894 – 1985), engraved by Jerzy Miller:

Destroyer "Blyskawica" by Marian Moskwa (1936 – 2012), engraved by Edward Konecki:

"Pursuit" (fighter planes), by Tadeusz Kulisiewicz (1899 - 1988), engraved by Edward Konecki:

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Allegory of Water, Landscape with Christ`s Miraculous Drought of Fish, by Jan Jakub Hartmann (1658? - 1736/45), National Gallery, Prague, stamp engraved by Martin Srb and issued by the Czech Republic on November 5, 2008:

The SS margins show the complete paintings, while the stamp shows the middle scene with Jesus:

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Another recess printing beauty from the Czech Republic, SS shows the painting "Life's Pleasures" or "The Ballad of Epona" by Frantisek Kupka (1871-1957 ), engraved by Vaclav Fajt and issued on November 7, 2012:


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Member Rod222 sent me as a gift a great collection of engraved Czechoslovakia stamps, among them was this stamp shows the painting "Woman at her toilet" by Titian (1488/90 – 1576), engraved by Jirí Antonín Svengsbír and issued on August 12, 1965:


Thank you very much, Rod, for your gift
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