El Greco – an outstanding Greek painter and sculptor

September 15th, 2014

According to info got by FindYourStampsValue.com Hellenic Post (ELTA) introduced collectible stamps edition to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Domenicus Theotokopoulos, the master painter of the Spanish Renaissance who was also known as "El Greco".

The El Greco stamps and various associated products are on sale at post offices starting Wednesday, depicting details from El Greco's painting "The Burial of Christ" – a painting acquired by the National Gallery of Athens.

All products are available at the central philatelic shop in Athens and other post offices while stock lasts, except the first-day circulation envelopes, which will be withdrawn on September 9, 2015.