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Cinderella Stamp - Verneland

Title

Cinderella Stamp - Verneland

Type

Cinderella Stamp

Description

This cinderella stamp from the fictional nation of Verneland features Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco painting The Parnassus. The stamp is printed directly onto the cover envelope which has a cachet of Giotto's portrait of Dante with text as follows: "FAMOUS VICTIMS / WHO DIED OF MALARIA" and "DANTE ALIGHIERI / Italian poet, died of malaria in 1321". The cover also shows a mosquito.
Denomination: 3g

Extent

103 × 148 mm

Contributor

Raphael
Giotto

Language

English