Prehistoric art (miniature sheet and souvenir sheets in set). Miniture sheet (4 stamps).
Stamp: Marcelino Sans de Satuola (1831-1888)
Edition type: commemorative stamp
Denomination: 10000 Fr
Date of issue: 2011 Sep. 30
Depiction: Portrait of Marcelino Sans de Satuola; background is cave painting from Cave of Altamira; 1st stamp in the sheet
Designer: Paul Puvilland
Perforation: frame. 12,75:13,5 or imperf.
Printing process: offset
Size of a stamp (mm): 38*39
Size of a sheet (mm): 149*97
Sheet composition: 4 (2*2) stamps
Stamp issuing authority:
On other stamps of the miniature sheet:
10000 Fr - Pehistoric man, Cave drawing in Chauvet Cave;
10000 Fr - Pehistoric man, Cave drawing in Lascaux Cave;
10000 Fr - Henri Breuil (1877-1961) archaeologist, Cave drawing in Lascaux Cave.
Don Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola or Marcelino de Sautuola was a Spanish jurist and amateur archaeologist who owned the land where the Altamira cave was found.
Themes: steppe wisent (Bison priscus), persons, cave art