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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Australia Post's Gallery Series - NGV Flowers on Stamps

This stamp issue celebrates the 150th anniversary of the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and features five paintings by Australian artists drawn from the collection of the NGV.

Flowers have long been a favourite subject of artists, and this stamp issue features a selection of floral still life paintings:

A bunch of flowers by Nora Heysen (1911-2003)
Camellias by Arnold Shore (1897-1963)
Fruit and flowers by Vida Lahey (1882-1968)
Still life, Zinnias by Roy de Maistre (1894-1968)
A cottage bunch by Hans Heysen (1877-1968).