Postage Stamp - São Tomé and Príncipe - 2013

Title

Postage Stamp - São Tomé and Príncipe - 2013

Type

Postage Stamp

Coverage

São Tomé and Príncipe

Date Issued

2013-03-29

Description

This postage stamp was issued by São Tomé and Príncipe as part of a series to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Eugène Delacroix. The stamp reproduces his first major painting, Dante et Virgile aux enfers (known in English as The Barque of Dante or Dante and Virgil in Hell). At the top of the stamp is: "Eugène Delacroix / 1798 – 1863" and the denomination, "Db 25000"; to the left of Dante is the painting's title in Portuguese: "A Barca de / Dante, 1822". At the bottom is the country name and year: "S. Tomé e Príncipe 2013".  The stamp was printed by Stamperija, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Denomination: Db 25000
Perforation: 13
Printing Process: Offset lithography

Extent

40 × 45 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Michel no. 4982

Contributor

Eugène Delacroix
Stamperija (Vilnius, Lithuania)

Language

Portuguese