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Monday, April 18, 2016

Portugal 2016
Centenary of the Grao Vasco Museum




COUNTRY: PORTUGAL
ISSUE DATE: 14 March 2016
STAMP THEME: Museus Centenários - Grão Vasco
STAMP SIZE:80 x 30.6  mm
STAMP DESIGN: Atelier B2






The Grão Vasco Museum (Museu de Grão Vasco) is an art museum located in the city of Viseu, in Portugal. The museum is named after one of the most important Portuguese painters of the Renaissance, Vasco Fernandes (also known as the Grão Vasco), who had his workshop in Viseu. The museum, founded in 1916, occupies the building of the old Seminary, located beside Viseu Cathedral.





Stamp images thanks to CTT Correios de Portugal

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