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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 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 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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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 miniature sheet commemorates the French Romantic artist Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863). The sheet featues four of the artist's paintings:La Liberté guidant le peuple (1830) Chevaux arabes combattant dans une écurie (1860) Dernières paroles de…

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This postage stamp was issued by the Central African Republic as part of a series to commemorate the French Romantic painter Eugène Delacroix. The stamp reproduces his first major painting, Dante et Virgile aux enfers (known in English as The Barque…

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This postage stamp was issued by Guinea as part of a series celebrating the 1990 FIFA World Cup held in Italy. The air mail stamp, designed by Jean-Louis Puvilland, is a collage of images: the 1990 FIFA World Cup logo, the World Cup trophy, a soccer…

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This postage stamp was issued by São Tomé and Príncipe as part of a series to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Eugène Delacroix. The stamp reproduces his first major painting, Dante et Virgile aux enfers (known in English as The…

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This postage stamp was issued by Kyrgyz Express Post and shows a detail of Henry Holiday's 1884 painting Dante and Beatrice. In the upper left corner is the denomination; in the upper right corner is the logo of Kyrgyz Express Post; vertically, along…

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Part of a series of stamps issued by Paraguay in 1973 depicting Florentine paintings, this air mail stamp shows a detail from Domenico di Michelino's La commedia illumina Firenze (The Comedy Illuminates Florence). Michelino's fifteenth-century fresco…

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Monaco issued this postage stamp to commemorate the 750th anniversary of Dante’s birth. The stamp features two angels and a portrait of Dante and has text as follows: at the top: “1,90€ MONACO”; and at the bottom: “Dante Alighieri 1265 - 1321”. The…

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This set of six postage stamps was issued by Poste Magistrali, the postal arm of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM), a sovereign, Roman Catholic order of chivalry. The set is SMOM issue number 472, "Capolavori della letteratura"…

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This postage stamp was issued by Guinea to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of the French Romantic painter Eugène Delacroix. The stamp reproduces his first major painting, Dante et Virgile aux enfers (known in English as The Barque of…

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This set of two postage stamps was issued by Paraguay in 1966 as part of an 8-stamp set celebrating four world authors (Dante Alighieri, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Molière, and William Shakespeare). The Dante stamps show a monochrome version of…

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This air mail postage stamp was issued by Panama a year after the 700th anniversary of Dante's birth and features Giotto's portrait of the poet. The stamp has text as follows: vertically, along the left side: "PANAMA"; vertically, along the right…

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Issued by Sierra Leone as part of a series to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Musée du Louvre, this postage stamp reproduces a detail from French Romantic painter Eugène Delacroix's first major painting, Dante et Virgile aux enfers (known in…

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This air mail postage stamp issued by Uruguay in 1966 features a modern portrait of Dante in the style of a medal. The stamp was designed by Medina and printed by the Impresora Nacional.

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This postage stamp was issued by Guinea as part of a series of nine stamps celebrating the French Romantic painter Eugène Delacroix. The stamp reproduces a detail from his first major painting, Dante et Virgile aux enfers (known in English as The…

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Issued by Grenada as part of a series to commemorate the turn of the millennium, this postage stamp portrays Dante as he finishes writing the Divina commedia. At the top of the stamp is a caption as follows: "Dante completes The Divine Comedy 1321".…

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This set of three postage stamps was issued by Ecuador to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante's birth, however the stamps were not issued until June 1966. The 10-centavos stamp shows a posterized version of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's 1871…

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This stamp was issued by Cambodia as part of a series celebrating the 500th anniversary of the birth of the painter Raphael. The stamp features a detail from Raphael's painting The Parnassus showing the poets Dante, Homer, and Virgil. The stamp has…

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This postage stamp was issued to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the French Romantic painter Eugène Delacroix and reproduces a detail from his first major painting, Dante et Virgile aux enfers (known in English as The Barque of…

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Issued as part of a series to commemorate the turn of the millennium, this postage stamp portrays Dante's lifelong love and muse, Beatrice Portinari, against an Italian landscape with a quotation in English from the Vita nuova (19:11): "So Cupid…

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This postage stamp was issued as part of a four-stamp set celebrating Italian piazzas. The stamp shows Piazza dei Signori (also known as Piazza Dante) in Verona. In the center of the piazza is a statue of Dante sculpted by Ugo Zannoni and erected in…
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