Sunday, April 22, 2018

J is for Jacques Lehmann Nam

The French sculptor, Jacques Lehmann Nam (1881-1974), more famous for his cat art, was celebrated on this stamp featuring a bronze chimpanzee, sent to me on an envelope from Fabienne.



The stamp is part of a set titled Animals in Art, issued in 2013.





To see more stamps inspired by a J theme, check out the Sunday Stamps links.




8 comments:

  1. Great sculpture and stamp by a J.

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  2. I had never seen these stamps. I guess you were delighted with Fabienne's choice :)

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    1. I was, however I really like all of them.

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  3. The link shows some lovely cat drawings :)
    It's interesting that, except for the snake, all these animals are posing to the left.

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    1. I like left-facing stamps, they always seem to be 'interested' in the addressee, rather than gazing off the envelope into nowhere :)

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  4. Not an artist I was familiar with but I like in his cat obsession he uses a variety of painting styles. Nice link I could be clicking in there for hours:) Love the stamp set theme.

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