Vincent van Gogh’s most famous paintings on new stamps

Bekendste schilderijen Vincent van Gogh op nieuwe postzegels

The Hague, 15 January 2015 – This year, four new stamp series are showcasing the work of painter Vincent van Gogh. The new PostNL stamps include themes such as Landscapes and Peasant Life. “With this series, we are paying tribute to one of the most famous painters of the nineteenth century,” says Ludo Voorn – Director of Marketing at PostNL.

2015 marks the 125-year anniversary of Vincent van Gogh’s death. During this Van Gogh year – with the central theme of ‘125 years of inspiration’ – many institutes are making an effort to maintain the heritage of the painter. PostNL took this opportunity to release various stamp series in 2015 depicting paintings from the Van Gogh Museum and the Kröller-Müller Museum. 


The Landscapes stamps will be sold starting on 5 January, and the Peasant Life stamps will be sold starting 2 February in all Bruna stores, as well as via Collect Club on The next stamp series with the theme Peasant Life will be released on 2 February. These will display ten of Van Gogh’s world-famous paintings.