125th birth anniversary of Kasimir Malevich

Newsletter # 04 (118) January 24, 2003
On February 21, 2003 Belarus Post will issue a souvenir sheet dedicated to the 125th birth anniversary of Kazimir Malevich.
Artistic design: Vladimir Terentyev & Yuriy Toreev. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk surfaced. Printing process: offset. Perforation: comb 13½: 13½. Size: stamp — 28x30 mm; souvenir sheet — 82x52 mm. Print quantity: 20.000 copies.
There are elements of protection on the stamps.
MOTIF: the souvenir sheet commemorates the 125th birth anniversary of Kasimir Severinovich MALEVICH (23.02.1878, near Kiev — 15.05.1935) who was a belarusian and russian painter. He was one of the founders of abstract art and the founder of suprematism. He is the author of such famous works as: "Black Square" (1915), "Red Square" (1917), "White Square on a white background" (1919) and others. In 1919-1922 K. S.  Malevich was a teacher at Vitebsk People's Art School in Belarus. In 1922 he moved to Leningrad, where he lived for the rest of his life.
No. 497
Souvenir sheet No. 33
Special cancellation: on the day of the souvenir sheet issue a special cancellation on First Day Covers will be carried out at Vitebsk Post Office No.15.


Colour of the postmark — red.
The special postmark and FDC designed by V. Terentyev and Y. Toreev.
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