Stamps featuring the Paintings of Juan Luna
2007, November 23. National Stamp Collecting Month
Paintings by Juan Luna
Litho Offset. Amstar Company, Inc. Perf. 14.
Souvenir Sheets of 4
Souvenir Sheets of Four (10,000)
7p Picnic in Normandy 1885
7p El Violinista, 1878 (Lopez Memorial Museum)
7p Indio Bravo, 1885 (Luis Araneta Collection)
7p Old Man with a Pipe, 1887 (Lopez memorial Museum)
Designer: David U. Dujunco
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
First Day Covers: Manila
Juan Luna paintings taken from the book of "Juan Luna, The Filipino Painter" by Santiago Albano Pilar and published by Eugenio Lopez Foundation, Inc., 1980. The diskette with the paintings was provided by Carminda Arevalo of the National Historical Institute.
An internationally acclaimed Filipino painter who brought honor to the Philippines. Juan Luna was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte on October 24, 1857. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Ateneo de Manila. In 1877, he entered the Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid, Spain, where he won the high praises of his Spanish teachers. Read more Read more