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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Poland 2016 - Lost Works of Art - Looted Art




COUNTRY: POLAND
ISSUE DATE: 24 October 2016
CIRCULATION: 600 000 (each)
 STAMP SIZE: 31.25 x 43 mm
THEME: Lost Works of Art
STAMP DESIGN: Agata Tobolczyk




A Shepherd with a Whip in the Meadow by Józef Chełmoński




Autoportrait by Aleksander Gierymski




Portrait of the Artist's Wife Olga by Leon Chwistek 










FIRST DAY COVERS









BOOK
There is a sensational book about fascinating stories of the priceless treasures from Polish collections looted by the Nazis and the Red Army.

I have read it this summer and if it will be available in english - You must read it!

"Uprowadzenie Madonny Sztuka zagrabiona" (Polish) Paperback – 2014
by: 
Monika Kuhnke and Włodzimierz Kalicki 








Stamp images thanks to Poczta Polska

Correo Argentino