Étienne Maurice Falconet was a French sculptor, whose works embodied an emotional and lyrical part of the 18th
century European Classicism.
The most-known works of Falconet were such sculptures as Milo of Croton
, Music for the Château de Bellevue
, and Female Gardener
for the Château Cressy; Duck Hunt
plaster bas-relief for the Castle of Saint Hubertus; statues Winter
, Threatening Cupid
, and Bather
; the Monument to Peter the Great in Russia.
The envelope with an original stamp features a portrait of Étienne Maurice Falconet against the background of an image of the Bronze Horseman
monument to Peter I, as well as a composition of symbols of various kinds of art: a lyre, palette, books, a quill, column and a theatre curtain.
Additionally, FSUE PTC “Marka” will manufacture a special cancellation postmark for Moscow.
Design: V. Beltyukov.
Circulation: 1,000,000 copies.