John Galsworthy (1867–1933) was an English writer, novelist and playwright, and the Nobel Prize in Literature winner (1932).
Two trilogies, The Forsyte Saga
(1922) and its sequel, A Modern Comedy
(1928), where he demonstrated morals and psychology of the English commercial upper-middle class, won him world fame and the Nobel Prize. John Galsworthy authored 20 novels, 27 plays, 3 poetry collections, 173 stories, 5 essays, 700 letters, and many other sketches on various topics.
The envelope with an original stamp contains a composition of symbols of various kinds of art: a lyre, a palette, a book, a quill, a column and a theatre curtain, as well as a portrait of John Galsworthy against the background of a multi-volume edition of The Forsyte Saga
his books, as well as several illustrations to his works.
Additionally, JSC “Marka” will manufacture a special cancellation postmark for Moscow.
Designers: R. Komsa (stamp) and I. Ulyanovskiy (illustration).
Circulation: 1,000,000 copies.