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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

France 2016 - Charles Gleyre






COUNTRY: FRANCE
ISSUE DATE: 7 June 2016
CIRCULATION:800 010
STAMP SIZE:52 x 40.85 mm 
STAMP THEME:Charles Gleyre - Les Illusions Perdues 
ENGRAVER:
Claude Jumelet
ARTWORK:
Charles Gleyre 




Painting "Lost Illusions" was started by Gleyre's student, Léon Dussart, and reworked by Gleyre himself. It is a replica of his masterpiece "Le Soir".





Stamp images thanks to La Poste


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