New Stamp Issue, 17 November 2017
Christmas 2017 – Madonna with child, Carlo Maratta
On Christmas Eve, Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. This painting by the Italian Baroque painter Carlo Maratta depicts the Madonna with her newborn baby Jesus, which has always been a very popular religious motif. This motif has been chosen for the Austrian Post Christmas stamp.
On the day of issue, the special post office will cancel this special-issue stamp with the special first-day postmark.
When? 17 November 2017, 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where? VÖPh, Getreidemarkt 1, 1060 Vienna