Posted 7 years ago
- New Zealand - Postage Stamp (Christmas Issue)
- Issued October 2, 1974 / canceled (postal used) / no hinge, no gum
- Scott# 560 / Denomination: (3) cents / "Adoration of the Kings"
- Image reproduction of "Adoration of the Kings" by Konrad Witz
- (part of the altarpiece in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City)
** Konrad Witz, (born c. 1400, Rottweil [now in Germany]—died c. 1445, Basel or Geneva, [now Switzerland]), late Gothic Swiss painter who was one of the first European artists to incorporate realistic landscapes into religious paintings.