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Vatican City issued this miniature sheet to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Raphael's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament. Dante is depicted in the fresco in the lower right quarter (circled here in green). The miniature sheet has text as…

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Togo issued this stamp as part of a set commemorating the 545th anniversary of Michelangelo's birth. The stamp reproduces his fresco The Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel. Dante is barely visible in the upper right quarter (circled here in green).…

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Mozambique issued this stamp as part of a set celebrating the artwork of Russian painter Ivan Aivazovsky. The stamp reproduces his painting Dante Shows an Artist Some Unusual Clouds. The stamp has text as follows: at the top: "IVAN AIVAZOVSKY…

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This miniature sheet shows Michelangelo's fresco The Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel. Dante is barely visible in the upper right quarter (circled here in green). The stamp on the sheet is a detail from the same fresco showing Christ and Mary. The…

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This cinderella stamp was issued with seven others as part of a miniature sheet fraudulently attributed to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. While the sheet is titled "Michelangelo" only a few of the artworks on the sheet are his. This stamp…

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This miniature sheet shows Michelangelo's fresco The Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel. Dante is barely visible in the upper right quarter (circled here in green). The sheet was printed by Stamperija, Vilnius, Lithuania.

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This poster stamp was issued by Gaston Fontanille under the pseudonym "Delandre." Fontanille used a variety of pseudonyms to produce almost countless cinderella and poster stamps, books, catalogs, posters, and other materials—sometimes under…

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This poster stamp has the initials "SI" (possibly for "Società italiana"?) in blue centered among portraits of four Italian authors in red: Dante Alighieri, Lodovico Ariosto, Luigi Pirandello, and Alessandro Manzoni. The portrait of Dante is based on…

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This poster stamp was issued by the Austrian branch of French cigarette rolling paper company Abadie, probably in the 1930s, and is part of a series of stamps depicting poets. The Viennese factory, Abadie Papiergesellschaft A.G., opened in 1909 and…

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This poster stamp is number 10 in a series depicting landmarks and views of Trent. The stamp depicts Cesare Zocchi's 1896 monument to Dante in that city and has text as follows: at the top: "Serie Trient." (Trent series); at the bottom:…

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This series of poster stamps was issued by the Società Dante Alighieri, probably in the 1910s. The stamps depict a woman reading a book to a group of children, a father and son, and mother with baby. Behind the group is a bust of Dante, a book, and…

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This square cancellation commemorates the centenary of and depicts Cesare Zocchi's 1896 monument to Dante in Trent, Italy.

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Place of cancellation: Moscow, Russia, 101000

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This miniature sheet is one of an extensive series depicting "Masters of Renaissance" and their works. While there is no Dante stamp in the series, he is depicted in sculpture, with Francesco Petrarca, on the miniature sheet for the Raphael stamp.…

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This poster stamp was issued by the Comitato centrale antiblasfemo di Verona (Central Antiblasphemy Committe of Verona) after 1930. In that year, Italy enacted Article 724 of the Penal Code, making it an offense to publicly blaspheme against the…

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This cinderella stamp (possibly part of a series) was issued for the benefit of the Società Dante Alighieri and "Per l'assistenza agli emigranti" (for the assistance of emigrants). The stamp features a portrait of a laborer holding a hammer with…

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This poster stamp was issued by the Curitiba, Brazil, chapter of the Società Dante Alighieri to commemorate the 600th anniversary of the poet's death in 1921. The stamp features a portrait of Dante surrounded by text as follows: vertically along the…

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The Principality of Andorra issued this stamp in 2018 to celebrate the country’s diversity and Italian community. Designed by Jordi ­Casamajor, the stamp features a portrait of Dante surrounded by text as follows: at the top: “Principat d’Andorra…

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This stamp is part of a set of eight celebrating 90 years of Mickey Mouse in Italy (1928–2018). The set is the 33rd issue in the series "Le Eccellenze del sistema produttivo ed economico" (The excellencies of the productive and economic system).The…

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Domenico Petarlini's painting Dante in Exile. Issued by Kyrgyz Express Post. Designed by Elnur Isakov. "Maximum Card No 8". Limited to 300 pieces.

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The cachet on this first day cover features Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. Above the portrait is text as follows: "VIII CENTENARIO DELLA NASCITA DI DANTE…

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Issued by Kyrgyz Express Post. Designed by Olga Derej. Brief biography of Dante in Kyrgyz and English on back. Limited to 400 pieces.

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The cachet on this first day cover features Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. Below the portrait is text as follows: "PRIMER DIA DE EMISIÓN / 23-11-65".

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Raphael's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament is printed across the bottom of this miniature sheet. Dante is depicted in the fresco near the right side just behind the standing figure in yellow robes.
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