Postage Stamp - Guinea - 2013
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 Dante or Dante and Virgil in Hell). At the top of the stamp is a caption, "Dante et Virgile aux enfers, / 1822", and the denomination, "40000FG". At the bottom is text as follows: "Eugène Delacroix 1798–1863"; "Office de la Poste Guinéenne 2013"; and "REPUBLIQUE DE GUINEE".
Denomination: 40000FG (40000 GNF)
Perforation: 13 ½ (comb)
Printing process: Offset lithography
36 × 40 mm