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The Netherlands 2003. Vincent van Gogh. Sun Flowers.


(1853-1890)

150th Birth Anniversary

The Netherlands 2003. Vincent van Gogh. The Sewer.

Vincent van Gogh was born on 30th March 1853 in Brabant district, The Netherlands.  At the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary TPG Post has issued a presentation pack showing three paintings by Van Gogh, and a souvenir sheet showing ten paintings by this world famous artist.  The sheet contains 10 stamps, all with face value 0.39 Euro.  On the selvedge of each stamp there is a monochrome brown-tinted vignette, corresponding to the painting.  

Click on the sheet to see larger version. The link will open in a new window.  Download-size c. 162 Kb.  The paintings from top to bottom, left to right:

The Netherlands 2003. Vincent van Gogh. Souvenir Sheet showing 10 paintings by van Gogh.

  1. Autumn Landscape With Four Trees, painted in Nuenen (Holland) 1885.  Kröller-Müller Museum.
  2. People eating apples, painted in Nuenen (Holland) 1885.  Van Gogh Museum.
  3. Sun Flowers, painted in Paris (France) 1887.  Kröller-Müller Museum.
  4. Self Portrait With Felt Hat, painted in Paris (France) 1887/88.  Van Gogh Museum.  
  5. The Dwarf, painted in Arles (France) 1888.  Van Gogh Museum
  6. Night Café, Place du Forum, painted in Arles (France) 1888.  Kröller-Müller Museum. 
  7. Trees in the Grass, painted in Saint-Rémy (France) 1890.  Kröller-Müeller Museum.
  8. Almond Blossoms, painted in Saint-Rémy (France) 1890.  Van Gogh Museum.
  9. View of Auvers, painted in Auvers-sur-Oise (France) 1890.  Van Gogh Museum.
  10. Corn Field, painted in Auvers-sur-Oise (France) 1890.  Van Gogh Museum. 

On the same day TPG Post issued a presentation pack with three different paintings by Van Gogh, all self-adhesive.  The apparent difference in size of the stamps is due to the priority label on the middle and right stamp.

The Netherlands 2003. Vincent van Gogh. Self-Portrait.

Presentation pack with the three single stamps, and a cover painting of "Sun Flowers".
  • Self Portrait With Straw Hat (0.39 Euro - first domestic rate)
  • Sun Flowers (0.59 Euro - first rate within Europe - priority label)
  • The Sewers (0.75 Euro - first rate for Overseas - priority label)

The Netherlands 2003. Vincent van Gogh. Presentation pack of the 150th anniversary issue.

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