International museum week

Fischer 837-839 | Michel 990-992 | Scott 746-748 | Year of issue 1956 | People's Republic of Poland

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Dying Niobe sculpture
Madonna sculpture
by Veit Stoss
in Saint Mary's church,
in Kraków
Lady with an hermine
painting by Leonardo da Vinci

Glossary

The madonna figure is a detail (the Dormition of the Virgin Mary) from the altar triptych in St. Mary's curch in Kraków, created by Veit Stoß (Wit Stwosz) from Nürnberg. More about the altar triptych at Fischer 261.

Resources

Museum
Niobe
Sculpture
Madonna (art)
Veit Stoss (Wit Stwosz)
Saint Mary's Church in Kraków
Kraków
Lady with an ermine
Ermine (Stoat)
Leonardo da Vinci

First Day Covers


Fischer 837 FDC


Fischer 838 FDC


Fischer 839 FDC