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Postage Stamp - Central African Republic - 2016

Title

Postage Stamp - Central African Republic - 2016

Type

Postage Stamp

Coverage

Central African Republic

Date Issued

2016-10-24

Description

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 of Dante orDante and Virgil in Hell). At the top of the stamp is a caption, "Eugène Delacroix 1798–1863 / Dante et Virgile aux enfers, 1822", the denomination, "900F", and "Postes 2016". At the bottom is the country name: "République Centrafricaine".
Denomination: 900F (900 XAF)
Perforation: 14 × 14
Printing process: Offset lithography

Extent

45 × 40 mm

Contributor

Eugène Delacroix

Language

French