Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Ukraine Paintings FDC

Ukraine FDC
Name: Paintings of Taras Shevchenko
Issue date: 23 February 2008

Gypsy-Fortuneteller (1841)
1.52: Katerina (1842)
2.47: Self-Portrait (1840)

Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (Ukrainian: Тарáс Григóрович Шевчéнко) (March 9 [O.S. February 25] 1814 – March 10 [O.S. February 26] 1861) was a Ukrainian poet, artist and humanist. His literary heritage is regarded to be the foundation of modern Ukrainian literature and, to a large extent, the modern Ukrainian language. Shevchenko also wrote in Russian and left many masterpieces as a painter and an illustrator. More...

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