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Miniature Sheet - Guinea - 2002

Title

Miniature Sheet - Guinea - 2002

Type

Miniature Sheet

Coverage

Guinea

Date Issued

2002-10-30

Description

This miniature sheet features nine paintings by the French Romantic artist Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) and is part of a much larger series of seventy-two stamps celebrating European painters. The stamps on this sheet reproduce the following paintings:

  • The Barque of Dante
  • The Massacre at Chios
  • The Women of Algiers (In Their Apartment)
  • Entry of the Crusaders in Constantinople
  • Liberty Leading the People
  • [Battle]
  • Christ on the Sea of Galilee
  • Death of Sardanapalus
  • The Combat of the Giaour and Hassan

All of the stamps have a denomination of 750 FG (750 GNF).

Extent

140 × 135 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Michel no. 3916 A–3924 A

Contributor

Eugène Delacroix

Language

French