The Contemporary Art of Russia series
On July 5, four stamps will go into postal circulation in the Contemporary Art of Russia series.
The Contemporary Art series of postage stamps presents the artwork of modern authors who convey the atmosphere of new Russia, its identity and dynamism, demonstrates the techniques and approaches to creating paintings and sculptural compositions that are peculiar to our times.
The postal stamps provide images of the following:
— painting Volga Expanses by A.I. Dubov (2003);
— painting Chak-Chak by R.S. Khabirov (2013);
— painting Izborsk by E.N. Maksimov (2016);
— monument to liquidators of the Chernobyl disaster by E.A. Antonov (2006, Tver).
In addition to the issue of the postal stamps, JSC Marka will produce First Day Covers and special cancels for Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as an illustrated envelope with postal stamps and a First Day Cover with a cancel for St. Petersburg inside.
Design: O. Savina.
Face value: 59 rubles.
Stamps sized: 37×50 mm, 50×37 mm, 50×50 mm; sheets sized: × 131×126 mm, 120×137 mm, 170×126 mm.
Emission form: sheets with formatted margins with 6 (3×2) and 6 (2×3) stamps.
Quantity: 78 thousand each stamp (13 thousand each sheet).