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Jersey Artists: Claude Cahun - Sheet Set

Jersey Artists: Claude Cahun - Sheet Set

£92.20

The sheet set includes a sheet of ten from each tariff in the Jersey Artists: Claude Cahun stamp issue. The sheets give the discerning collector access to all the printer's marks and any additional information on the selvedges.

Date of issue 12/02/2020
Withdrawal date 12/02/2022
Designer Jersey Post
Size 40mm x 30mm
Process Four colour offset lithography plus silver metallic ink with varnish
Denominations 52p, 67p, 80p, 85p, 99p, £1.15, £1.46, £2.78

Additional Information

Claude Cahun, born Lucie Renee Mathilde Schwob, was a French surrealist photographer, sculptor and writer. Best known for her androgynous self-portraits, she is famous for creating some of the most startlingly original and enigmatic photographic images of the twentieth century. Born in Nantes in France in 1894, Cahun attended a private school in Surrey before attending the University of Paris. In the 1920s, Cahun hosted salons at her home, attended by eminent figures including artist, Henry Michaux and influential literary figure, Sylvia Beach. In 1937, Cahun moved to Jersey with her partner, Marcel Moore. This stamp issue features eight of Cahun’s photographs, showcasing her work over the decades.

Additional Information

Claude Cahun, born Lucie Renee Mathilde Schwob, was a French surrealist photographer, sculptor and writer. Best known for her androgynous self-portraits, she is famous for creating some of the most startlingly original and enigmatic photographic images of the twentieth century. Born in Nantes in France in 1894, Cahun attended a private school in Surrey before attending the University of Paris. In the 1920s, Cahun hosted salons at her home, attended by eminent figures including artist, Henry Michaux and influential literary figure, Sylvia Beach. In 1937, Cahun moved to Jersey with her partner, Marcel Moore. This stamp issue features eight of Cahun’s photographs, showcasing her work over the decades.