Vatican City 2005 Perugino's Resurrection of Christ

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 9th June 2005
  • four values with POSTA PRIORITARIA labels in sheets of ten, and a miniature sheet
  • Printed by: Joh Enschedé Stamps BV, Netherlands.
  • Print process: gravure
  • stamp format height 30mm x width 40mm (excluding the label). Miniature sheet format height 175mm x width 105mm
  • Perforations: 14.25 x 13.25 (sheet stamps) or 13.25 x 13.75 (miniature sheet)

[this issue was originally scheduled for release on 5th April 2005, but was rescheduled to 9th June due to the death of Pope John Paul II on 2nd April 2005 and the resulting Vacant See]

The Resurrection of Christ by Perugino (Pietro Vannucci), painted 1499[edit]

Sheet stamps[edit]

0.60€; 0.62€; 0.80€; 1.00€ details of heads of people depicted in the lower portion of the painting, beneath the figure of Christ
Miniature sheet ~ 2.80€ and border the entire painting, The Resurrection of Christ

  • Notes. Originally in the Church of San Francesco at Prato, Perugia, subsequently in Paris, then from 1816 in the Vatican Picture Gallery. Since 1964, when moved by Paul VI, on a wall in the Papal Apartments in Vatican City (presents a backdrop to Papal audiences)

Miniature Sheet[edit]

miniature sheet 2.80€