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Special 157 Ancient Chinese Paintings- Pine and Bamboo- Postage Stamps (1979)

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Stamp SN D157
Stamp Name Special 157 Ancient Chinese Paintings- Pine and Bamboo- Postage Stamps (1979)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Calligraphy & Paintings
Issue date 1979-11-21
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 36x51
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer
Photographer Wu Cheng-fang
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×5
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,<br>watermarked stamp paper with gum<br>
Back
Perforation 13 1/2


  This set of stamps reproduces four Sung and Yuan Dynasty paintings recommended by the National Palace Museum. They are briefly described as follows:

2.00 Trees on a Winter Plain by Li Cheng Sung dynasty (960-1276), Ink on silk Hanging scroll, Size: 137.8 cm × 69.2 cm

5.00 Bamboo by Wen Tung Sung dynasty (960-1276), Ink on silk Hanging scroll, Size: 131.6 cm × 105.4 cm

8.00 Old Tree, Bamboo and Rock by Chao Meng-fu Yuan dynasty (1277-1368), Ink on silk Hanging scroll, Size: 99.4 cm × 48.2 cm

10.00 Twin Pines by Li Kan Yuan dynasty (1277-1368), Ink on silk Hanging scroll, Size: 156.7 cm × 91.2 cm