|Mikhail Lermontov – Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter.
Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation
|Description||Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov (October 15 [O.S. October 3] 1814 – July 27 [O.S. July 15] 1841) was a Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter, sometimes called “the poet of the Caucasus”, the most important Russian poet after Alexander Pushkin’s death in 1837 and the greatest figure in Russian Romanticism. His influence on later Russian literature is still felt in modern times, not only through his poetry, but also through his prose, which founded the tradition of the Russian psychological novel.|
|Type||Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation “175 years anniversary of the birth”|
|Used/Unused||Cancellation, Lermontovo, Penza Region, 16. 10.1989|
|Published by/for:||Ministry of Communications, 1989|