Maria Assumpta d’Areny Plandolit

Andorra (France) – Born in Barcelona on 15 September 1860 and died in Ripoll on 17 August 1982, Maria Assumpta was the daughter of Don Guillem of Areny-Plandolit and Carolina de Plandolit i Pelatí. The family was among the mostRead More

60 years, National Museum of Romanian Literature

Romania – The National Museum of Romanian Literature houses an authentic literary treasure consisting of manuscripts, books, personal objects, artistic works, photographs, audio – video recordings that reproduce the depth and complexity of the whole art of the word in RomanianRead More


Spain – Spain is a country that can boast of art and culture and can be proud of the magnificent museums that guard that art throughout the Spanish geography. One more year, Correos contributes to the diffusion of these buildings thatRead More

Crafts – Ironworker Art

France – This stamp of the series “Métiers d’art” follows the two stamps issued in 2016, the “stone sculptor” and the “jeweler”. This series aims to highlight various crafts in France and the rare, traditional or innovative craftsmanship. This craft combinesRead More

IV Centennial of the birth of Bartolomé Murillo

Spain – Four hundred years ago in Seville, was born Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, one of the most important artists that has given Spain. Murillo, who adopted his mother’s surname following a traditional Andalusian custom, was instructed by the painter Juan delRead More

Margherita Spiluttini

Austria – One of Austrias best-known photographers, the artist from Salzburg, Margherita Spiluttini, is being presented on a commemorative stamp in the “Photographic art in Austria” series. The stamp shows a black and white photograph of the Hochtannberg in summer fromRead More

200 years of Hergiswil Glass Craftsmanship

Switzerland – Swiss Post is celebrating 200 years of glass craftsmanship in Hergiswil with a representation of the creation process behind a highly distinctive product. The Hergiswil Glassworks, whose roots go back to 1723, moved into its current prem- ises in 1817. InRead More

Frederic Bazille 1841 – 1870

France – His parents wanted him to be a doctor. His visits to the Fabre museum in Montpellier, his hometown, and the revelation of modern painting by Alfred Bruyas, a great collector and patron, decided otherwise: Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) would beRead More

Museum Carmen Thyssen

Andorra France – Baroness Carmen Thyssen develops major cultural projects. After the opening of a museum in Malaga in Spain, a Carmen Thyssen Museum will open its doors in Andorra in 2017. The museum’s headquarters will occupy the ground floor ofRead More