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Karel Hynek Macha

Souvenir sheet is issued to the 200 years anniversary of the birth of our most important writers of romantic poet Karel Hynek Macha. The mark is illustrated Macha and behind a rock and luminous full moon. The souvenir sheet is detected by the so-called Bohemian region – the area around the castle Kokorin, Doksy and Macha Lake.

Souvenir sheet with a stamp designed by painter and graphic artist Jan Kavan, Engraving can handle graphics and engraver Václav Fajt. Karel Hynek Macha was born in Prague in 1810, studied law and worked as a trainee in a law office. During his studies, playing in amateur theater retinue JK Tyl. Like to travel to castles and ruins, where he often sleeping. Among his best known works include the poem Maj. His next major production such as whether one story Marinka Macha finished novel Gypsies.

Macha died according to the traditional on her wedding day 6th November 1836 in Litomerice. Given that he died very young, no one knows what really looked like, so all of Macha’s portrait based on a short description of his face and the information that Macha sat model painters masks for images of John the Baptist.

Title: Karel Hynek Macha
Date of Issue: 10 March 2010
Country: Czech Republic
Denominations: 43 CZK

Source: www.cpost.cz

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