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Miniature Sheet - Guinea - 2013

Title

Miniature Sheet - Guinea - 2013

Type

Miniature Sheet

Coverage

Guinea

Date Issued

2013-12-23

Description

This miniature sheet commemorates the 150th anniversary of the death of the French Romantic artist Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863). The 2013 Guinean postage stamp featuring the artist's painting The Barque of Dante is surrounded by a reinterpretation of his painting The Massacre at Chios. At the top of the sheet is text as follows: "150 ème anniversaire de la disparition / d' EUGÈNE DELACROIX / Le massacre de Chios, 1825" (150th anniversary of the death of Eugène Delacroix, The Massacre at Chios).

Extent

95 × 104 mm

Contributor

Eugène Delacroix

Language

French