Germany, 20 Pfennig 1982

Germany, 20 Pfennig 1982


CATALOG INFORMATION
ID Number: BB07-0302
Category: Stamps (Single)
Description: Germany, 20 Pfennig 1982
Country or State: German Democratic Republic (DDR)
Year: 10.08.1982
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Face Value: 20 pf - East German pfennig
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Paintings From The National Museum Schwerin:

Carel Fabitius: Die Torwacher (translates - The Gate Guardian)

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Dimensions (B x H): 33 x 55 mm
Release: 8,000,000
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Other Catalog Number: Michel DD 2728
Yvert et Tellier DD 2377
State of Conservation: Uncirculated (UNC), stamped
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HISTORICAL NOTES

Carel Fabritius was a Dutch painter and one of Rembrandt's most gifted pupils. He died young, caught in the explosion of the Delft gunpowder magazine on October 12, 1654, which destroyed a quarter of the city, along with his studio and many of his paintings. Only about a dozen paintings have survived.

According to Houbraken, his student Mattias Spoors and the church deacon Simon Decker died with him, since they were working on a painting together at the time.