Thursday, 9 June 2016

Metal Foil Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Sub-category -  Metal Foil Stamps - Copper Bronze

Paraguay 1987 Navidad Christmas Painting Copper Bronze foil minisheet 



Issue date 08 December 1987

Paraguay Post to commemorate the festival of Christmas issued a special souvenir sheet on copper bronze foil, a replica of the copper engraving titled "Mother with the Monkey" (c.a. 1498) by famous German Renaissance painter and artist Albrecht Durer (1471–1528)

In Madonna with the Monkey, Dürer shows a young, loving mother holding her chubby baby and a monkey at the bottom left of the engraving.

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