Friday, April 8, 2016

Aleksander Gierymski painting "Trumpet Festivity" 20.6.1984

Postage stamp from Poland depicting the Aleksander Gierymski painting "Trumpet Festivity", with a view of the the Vistula River. Painting is of Hasidic Jews performing tashlikh (ritual washing away of sins) on Rosh Hashanah, on the banks of the Vistula River in Warsaw.

Ignacy Aleksander Gierymski (30 January 1850, Warsaw – d. 6–8 March 1901, Rome) was a Polish painter of the late 19th century. He was the younger brother of Maksymilian Gierymski.

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