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Thanks, Swarup! Welcome to Stampboards!

Here are more two stamps about Nubia issued by France.

Stone carving at the Abu Simbel temple showing Ramses II fighting in his chariot at the battle of Kadesh (today in Syria) in 1274 BC, against the Hittite Empire, engraved by Jacques Combet, and issued on September 4, 1976:

France 1976 Ramses 1000.jpg


Temple of Philae, Egypt, designed and engraved by Raymond Coatantiec and issued for UNESCO office on December 5, 1987 as a part of a set shows UNESCO world heritage sites:

France 1987 Philae.jpg

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I love this thread! It has inspired me to widen my collecting interests considerably!! Thanks you Eli and everyone else that regularly posts here...

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I love this thread! It has inspired me to widen my collecting interests considerably!! Thanks you Eli and everyone else that regularly posts here...
Thank you, Antbrown! Hope you love the following French art on engraved stamps issued by France:


"The English Woman from 'Star' in Le Havre" by the French painter Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), Toulouse-Lautrec Museum, Albi, engraved by Claude Durrens and issued on March 12, 1965:

France 1965 Toulouse lautrec1000.jpg


"Madame Manet on Blue Sofa", by the French painter Édouard Manet (1832–1883), Musée d’Orsay, Paris, engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on November 9, 1962:

France Manet1000.jpg


"Portrait of Margot", by the French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), Musée d’Orsay, Paris, engraved by René Cottet and issued on November 9, 1968:

France 1968 Renoir1000.jpg


"Father Juniet's Gig", by the 1908, by the French painter Henri Rousseau (1844-1910), Musée National De L'Orangerie, Paris, engraved by Jean Pheulpin and issued on April 15, 1967:

France 1967 Rouseau1000.jpg


"Women in Garden", by the French painter Claude Monet (1840-1926), Musée National De L'Orangerie, Paris, engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on June 17, 1972:

France 1972 Monet1000.jpg


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Another group of French art on engraved stamps issued by France:


“Two Barges”, by the French painter André Derain, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on December 16, 1972:

France 1972 Derain1000.jpg


"The Dreamer," by the French painter Georges Henri Rouault (1871-1958), engraved by Robert Cami, and issued on June 7, 1971 to commemorate Rouault's birth centenary:

France 1971 Rouault1000.jpg


“Diana after the Hunt”, by the French painter François Boucher (1703-1770), Musée Cognacq-Jay, Paris, engraved by Jean Pheulpin and issued on October 10, 1970:

France 1970 Boucher1000.jpg


“Portrait of Anne Louise Brillon de Jouy”, by the French painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732–1806), Louvre Museum, Paris, engraved by Claude Durrens and issued on January 22, 1972:

France 1972 Fragonard1000.jpg


“The Bridge at Mantes”, by the French painter Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796–1875), Louvre Museum, Paris, engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on February 12, 1977:

France 1977 Corot1000.jpg



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“The Delicate Musician”, by the French painter Jean-Antoine Watteau, Louvre museum, Paris, engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on September 22, 1973:

France 1973 Watteau1000.jpg


“Crispin and Scapin”, also known as “Scapin and Silvestre”, by the French painter Honoré-Victorin Daumier (1808-1879), Musée d'Orsay, Paris, engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on December 10, 1966:

France 1966 Daumier1000.jpg


“Bather, shown waist”, by the French painter Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867), Bonn City Museum-Ella, Bayonne, engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on September 9, 1967:

France 1967 Ingres1000.jpg


"The Newborn", by the French painter Georges de La Tour (1593-1652), engraved by Claude Durrens, and issued on June 25, 1966:

France 1066 De la Tour1000.jpg


“The 14th of July”, by the French painter Roger de La Fresnaye (1885-1925), designed by Pierre Gandon, engraved by René Cottet and issued on November 10, 1961:

France 1961 Fresnaye1000.jpg


France 1973 Watteau Det.jpg

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"The betrothed and Eiffel Tower" by the French painter Marc Chagall (1887-1985), National Museum Marc Chagall, Nice, engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on November 12, 1963:

France 1963 Chagall a.jpg


“The Red Violin”, by the French painter Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on November 6, 1965:

France 1965 Dufy a.jpg


“Dancer with Bouquet Bowing”, by the French painter Degas (1834-1917), Musée d'Orsay, Paris, engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on November 14, 1970:

France 1970 Degas a.jpg


“The Messenger” by the French painter Georges Braque (1882-1963), engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on November 10, 1961:

France 1961 Braque a.jpg


“A Winnower” by the French painter Jean-François Millet (1814-1875), Musée d'Orsay, Paris, engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on April 3, 1971:

France 1971 Millet a.jpg


Jewish motives in Chagall’s painting "The betrothed and Eiffel Tower":

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“Officer of the Chasseurs** charging on Horseback” by the French painter Théodore Géricault (1791-1824), engraved by René Cottet and issued on November 9, 1962:

France 1962 Gericault a.jpg


“The Blue Nudes”, by the French painter Henri Matisse (1869-1954), issued on November 10, 1961 (I don’t know who engraved this stamp):

France 1961 Matisse1000.jpg


“The Circus”, by the French painter Georges-Pierre Seurat (1859-1891), engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on November 8, 1969:

France 1969 Seurat a.jpg


“The Canal du Loing at Moret” by the French-British painter Alfred Sisley (1839-1899), engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued on November 9, 1974:

France 1974 Sisley a.jpg


"Madonna and Child", by the Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), engraved by Eugène Lacaque and issued on November 5, 1977 to mark the 400th anniversary birth of Rubens:

France 1977 Rubens.jpg


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***Chasseur, a French term for "hunter", is the designation given to certain regiments of French and Belgian light infantry (chasseurs à pied) or light cavalry (chasseurs à cheval) to denote troops trained for rapid action.

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Very cool engraving! :lol:



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This time, Christian art on stained glass on engraved stamps issued by France:


“Madonna and Child”, Stained window of the cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris, 8th century, engraved by Claude Durrens and issued on May 23, 1964 to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the cathedral:

France 1964 Notre Dame a.jpg


"The Baptism of Judas", Stained Glass of St. Chapelle, engraved by Georges Bétemps and issued on October 20, 1966:

France 1966 Chapelle a.jpg


“Saint Pierre”, Stained glass window of Church of Sainte Foy, Conches, engraved by Jacques Combet and issued on March 2, 1963:

France 1963 St Foy a.jpg


"Horse and Rider", Stained window of the cathedral of Sens, Burgundy, 8th century, engraved by Jacques Combet and issued on June 5, 1965 to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the cathedral:

France 1965 Sens a.jpg


“The Fur Trader”, Stained glass of Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, engraved by Claude Durrens and issued on November 12, 1963:

France 1963 Chartres a.jpg

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The satyr Marsyas challenged Apollo to a contest of music. The contest was judged by Midas. The terms of the contest stated that the winner could punish the defeated one. Marsyas lost and was flayed alive for his hubris to challenge a god.


”The punishment of Marsyas by god Apollo” by the Italian painter Tiziano (Titian) Vecelli (1488-1576), Archdiocesan Museum Kroměříž, Archbishopric Castle Kroměříž, Kroměříž, Czech Republic, engraved by Josef Herčik and issued by Czechoslovakia in 1978:

Czechoslovakia 1978 Marsias 1.jpg

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Claude Andréotto was born in Paris, France, in1949. He spent five years at the Ecole Estienne where he studied under the guidance of the famous stamp engraver René Cottet, while also taking lessons from the engraver Pierre Forget. Andréotto started engraving stamps in 1974. That same year he engraved his first stamp for France: a single stamp to mark the 500th birth anniversary (in 1973) of the astronomer Nicolas Copernicus.

In 1976, Andréotto won his first Grand Prix de l’Art Philatelique, for his French stamp issued for Juvarouen 76. In 1984, Andréotto won his second Grand Prix de l’Art Philatelique, for his French stamp promoting Philex-Jeunes 84-Dunkerque. Andréotto's stamps have won ‘most beautiful stamp of the year’ three times; in 1997, 2005 and 2008. In 2004, he won the Cérès Prize for his Tourism stamp of Bordeaux.

From the early 1990s on he was very interested in the possibilities of computerised art and it has remained a feature in his work ever since. Claude Andréotto passed away on 29 October 2017. (Source: www.stampengravers.blogspot.com)

Here is a selection of stamps, all were designed and engraved by Claude Andréotto:

UNESCO campaign to save the Monuments of Mohejo-Daro, Pakistan, issued by Mali on September 6, 1976:

Mali Mohenjo Daro 1a.jpg

Mali Mohenjo Daro 2a.jpg

"The Tortoise and the Hare", fable by Aesop, semi-postal stamp for donation to the Red Cross organisation, issued by France on December 2, 1978:

France 1978 Rabbit turtle a.jpg


Claude Andréotto designed and engraved many stamps for use in French Southern and Antarctic Territories (FSAT - TAAF) depicting the special fauna of the Islands. I have a small collection of them and here I picked several showing birds:


Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus), issued on January 1, 1986:

TAAF 1986 Kelp Gull a.jpg


Southern Giant Petrel (Macronectes giganteus), issued on January 1, 1986:

TAAF 1988 Giant Petrel a.jpg


Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans) and "Argos" satellite, issued on January 1, 1991:

TAAF 1991 Wandering Albatros a.jpg


Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross (Thalassarche chlororhynchos), issued on January 1, 1990:

TAAF 1990 Yellow-nosed Albatros a.jpg


King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus), issued on January 1, 1999:

TAAF 1999 King Puinguin a.jpg


Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans), issued on November 8, 2006:

TAAF 2006 Wandering Albatros SSa.jpg

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