115 years since the birth of Jevgenij Vučetić


Commemorative postage stamps

Year of issue: 2023

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Yevgeny Viktorovich Vuchetich (Yekaterinoslav, December 28, 1908 – Moscow, April 12, 1974). Serbian by origin on his father’s side, of French blood on his mother’s side, he showed an artistic gift from his early childhood. He studied sculpture at the Leningrad Institute of Proletarian Fine Arts. He is one of the creators of the “Stalinist classicism” style. He participated in the Great Patriotic War and received the highest honours in the Soviet Union. He was a member of the Presidium and vice-president of the USSR Academy of Arts.

Motif on the stamp: the statue “The Motherland Calls!”, 1967, on the Mamayev Kurgan hill in Volgograd, dedicated to the heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad.

Motif on the vignette: portrait of Yevgeny Vuchetich.

Motif on the envelope: “Let Us Beat Swords into Plowshares!” statue, 1959, New York.

Expert coollaboration: The Russian House — Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Belgrade

Artistic realisation: Miroslav Nikolić

Graphic realisation of the issue: MA Jakša Vlahović, academic graphic artist

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