150th Anniversary of Armenian Painter Arshak Fetvadjian celebrated by HayPost. Two special stamps released by Armenian Post

150th Anniversary of Armenian Painter Arshak Fetvadjian celebrated by HayPost. Two special stamps released by Armenian Post
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Aeshak Fetvadjian was the designer of the postage stamps and currency of the first Republic of Armenia. To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of this outstanding Armenian artist HayPost put into circulation two new stamps that are highly recommended to our readers by StampNews.com.

Let’s appreciate these two interesting philatelic items together!

Arshak Fetvadjian travelled in the Eastern Armenia, painted Armenian architectural monuments and produced more than 2,000 works varying from pencil drawings to watercolors. He is also author of portraits, works with themes related to Armenian history, mythology and nationalism, as well as reproductions from Armenian miniature paintings.

The stamps were printed in “Cartor” Printing House, France, with print run of 40,000pcs per each. They have face values of 170 and 230 Armenian drams.

The stamps depict Portrait of Arshak Fetvadjian and his painting “Woman playing the Mandolin”. The stamps were designed by David Dovlatyan, designer of HayPost.

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