Stamps featuring Juan Luna
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a souvenir sheet as the third in the series commemorating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Juan Luna.
|Kind of Issue:||Commemorative|
|Denomination and Quantity:||(P28) souvenir sheet of 4 —-10,000|
|Date of Issue:||December 21, 2007|
|Last Day of Sale:||December 20, 2008 (as stock allows)|
|Size of Souvenir Sheet:||125mm x 100mm|
|Perforation:||14 for the strip of 3 stamps at right; single stamp at the left imperforate|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset (4 colors)|
|Printer:||APO Production Unit, Inc.|
|Designer and Graphic Artist:||David Dujunco|
|Design Coordinator:||Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak|
|Designs:||“Parisian Life” by Juan Luna|
“Parisian Life”, also known as “Interior d’un Cafe” was painted in 1892 by Juan Luna. The oil on canvass painting, 22 inches long and 31 inches in width, and now housed at the GSIS Museum of Art-Pasay City, features three Filipino patriots – Jose Rizal, Juan Luna, and Ariston Bautista Lin. It was given by Juan Luna to Ariston Bautista Lin who kept it in his Quiapo house, site of the Propaganda and Katipunan movements. Read more.