Posted 7 years ago
- New Zealand - Postage Stamp (Christmas Issue)
- Issued October 3, 1973 / canceled (postal used) / no hinge, no gum
- Scott# 525 / Denomination: (3) cents / "Tempi Madonna"
- Image reproduction of a painting by Raphael titled "Tempi Madonna"
- (an oil on canvas circa 1508 housed in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich)
** Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (1483-1520), known as Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period.