№ 2837. 200th anniversary of the birth of F.M. Dostoevsky (1821-1881), writer

Artist-designer – Savina O.

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Fyodor M. Dostoevsky (1821-1881) is one of the most significant and world-famous Russian writers, a classic of Russian literature.

Dostoevsky wrote his first novel Poor Folk in 1845, and in 1846, he wrote The Double novella followed by The Landlady novella in 1847. In later years, novellas White Nights and Netochka Nezvanova were published.

In 1864, Dostoevsky wrote Notes from Underground. In 1865, the writer began to work on the Crime and Punishment (1866) novel, which mirrored the complete complex path of his inner quest. In 1868-1871, the writer worked on novels The Idiot and Demons. In 1875, novel The Adolescent was published, and in 1879-1880, The Brothers Karamazov came out.

From 1873, the writer became the Editor-in-Chief of the The Citizen magazine; in the pages of this magazine, he began to publish A Writer's Diary, which at that time was a teacher of life for thousands of Russian people.

The postal block provides images of a book, a writer’s facsimile, and paintings by I. Glazunov: F.M. Dostoevsky (1992) and First Date. Illustration for Dostoevsky's story “White Nights” (2012) from the collection of the Gallery of Ilya Glazunov.


Paper Printing method Perforation Format of the Stamp Format of the Block Edition
Chalk surfaced Offset + bronze paste + security system Framework 12:11¾ 50х37 77х116 30 000

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