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Ferdinand Rushchits

Newsletter  № 38 (889) October 30, 2020

On November 5, 2020 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp «Ferdinand Rushchits» with the emblem of the Regional Commonwealth in the field of Communications.

The series continuation. Beginning Nos. № 889, 920, 921, 980, 1040, 1050, 1103, 1183, 1184,1246,1247,1327. Design: Yelena Medved. Print process: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforations: comb 13:131/2. Stamp size: 52х29,6 мм. The sheet contains seven stamps and one coupon. Sheet size: 180х109 mm. Print quantity: 35 000 stamps.

Printer: Republican Unitary Enterprise “Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A.T.Nepogodin”.

Ferdinand Rushchits

Ferdinand Rushchits 

Ferdinand Rushchits

 

Element of protection
Ferdinand Rushchits
 

Face value M is equal to the air-mail tariff of a postcard abroad.

Ferdinand Rushchits (10.12.1870, Bahdanava estate, Valozhyn district, Minsk region  – 30.10.1936) is a landscape painter, a graphic artist, a stage designer and a teacher. Creative work is associated with the artistic life of Belarus, Poland and Lithuania. He possessed an exceptional gift of a color matcher. Contemporary art critics call the artist “the master of the four elements”.

In addition to his success in an easel painting, Rushchits gained fame as an excellent designer of performances, the book graphic artist, the illustrator of magazines; he made sketches for medals, standards, theatrical costumes, posters; he was the chairman of the commission for the protection of ancient monuments. He traveled a lot around Belarus and made sketches of ancient castles and their ruins.

The project was prepared based on materials from the funds of the Lithuanian Art Museum and the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus.
Ferdinand Rushchits
 

Ferdinand Rushchits

Colour of the postmark – black.

A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.

A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.


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