Cook Islands Christmas 2013

This Christmas 2013 issue, composed of paintings of the Manger Nativity Scene by famous artists, was designed by Alison Dittko.  It is issued as a set of 3 and as a souvenir sheet.

(See below for further specifications)

The set of 3 consists of artworks by Gerard van Honthorst ($1 value), Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio ($1.30 value) and Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn ($1.50 value).

The souvenir sheet features works by the following artists:  Bernardo Daddi ($1.50 value), Pieter Aertsen ($1.70 value), and Lorenzo Lotto ($4.50 value).

Stamp size is 25.73 x 21mm (gauge 13.25), printed in sheets of 25 stamps (no gutter).

The souvenir sheet is 60mm x 50mm H