Theo Van Rysselberghe stamps from Belgium

Theo Van Rysselberghe stamps from Belgium

Bpost issued a collection of stamps in the Arts series dedicated to the artworks of Theo Van Rysselberghe. Theo Van Rysselberghe (1862-1926) was a Belgian painter, sculptor, and designer who headed the large rank of Belgian artists that adhered to Neo-Impressionism. Van Rysselberghe was among the founders of both the Twenty (Les XX) and the Free Aesthetics (La Libre Esthetique), the two major associations of Belgian artists at the turn of the 20th century.

The paintings depicted on the stamps are:

The Valley of the Sambre (1890),

The Promenade (1901),

Summer Afternoon (1900-1902),

Fantasia: Gunpowder Games, Morocco (1884),

Portrait of Marguerite van Mons (1886),

Maria Sethe at the Harmonium (1891),

Nu accroupi au tub (1919),

The Schlobach Sisters (1884),

A Reading (1903),

Madame Theo van Rysselberghe and Her Daughter (1899).

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