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Art on Stamps

An Unknown Side of Alfons Mucha

Alfons Mucha as a stamp designer, and the artist and his work depicted on stamps.

Art History on Stamps

A web site that describes the development of art history through time as illustrated on postage stamps, giving at the same time an overview of selected artists and their works representative for a given style. Although covering a large part of art history, this site does not pretend to be the ultimate guide to the subject matter, but it will - hopefully - give the collector an idea of how a collection could be organized.

Collecting the Works of Czeslaw Slania

Chuck Matlack's tribute to the world's greatest stamp engraver, Czeslaw Slania.

Czeslaw Slania's Engravings

A first-class site designed by Ann Mette Heindorff - the ultimate online resource of the world famous engraver's postage stamps and banknotes.

Art on Stamps

Visual arts on postal stamps. New issues info, huge free database (downloadable and on-line), extensive art gallery, free club membership, tips for beginners, useful links, polls, etc.

Art on Stamps

Raphael's Madonnas on Stamps

A fine gallery of stamps showing paintings of the Madonna by Raphael, with interesting information.

The Stamp Gallery of Czech and Slovak Graphic Art

The Gallery contains - besides works of art on stamps - a lot of information about background and history of the stamp art in former Czechoslovakia and modern Czech Republic and Slovakia, too. The art of stamp designing and engraving in those countries was always an integrative part of the whole graphic art and its artists. The display is structured as a virtual gallery with different main departments and special displays which can individually be visited. You also can jump between them.

American Art On Postage Stamps: Telling The Story of A Nation

A fine display of art on U.S. stamps, presented by the National Postal Museum.

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