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These two stamps are part of a set of six stamps celebrating paintings by Raphael. One stamp shows Raphael's The Parnassus and the other shows his Disputation of the Holy Sacrament. Both frescoes are in the Stanza della Segnatura (Room of the…

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This first day cover was issued by Roma (It. 93-a). The cachet features a portrait of Dante based on the portrait in Raphael's fresco painting The Parnassus. Below the portrait is text as follows: "Dante / VII Centenario della nascita" (7th centenary…

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This air mail postage stamp was issued by Mexico to commemorate the 700th anniversary of Dante's birth. The stamp features a portrait of Dante based on the portrait in Raphael's fresco painting The Parnassus. The stamp has text as follows: at the…

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This stamp was issued by Cambodia as part of a series celebrating the 500th anniversary of the birth of the painter Raphael. The stamp features a detail from Raphael's painting The Parnassus showing the poets Dante, Homer, and Virgil. The stamp has…

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This cinderella stamp from the fictional nation of Verneland features Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco painting The Parnassus. The stamp is printed directly onto the cover envelope which has a cachet of Giotto's portrait of Dante…

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This rectangular cancellation features a right-facing portrait of Dante based on the portrait in Raphael's fresco painting The Parnassus. The design echoes the 1965 Mexico postage stamp. To the right of the portrait is text: "DANTE ALIGHIERI / 1265 –…
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