The Barn Swallow hunts any type of winged insect it can find close to farms, meadows and ponds. It builds its nest inside stables, garages, or under bridges.
|Drawing:||Johan de Crem (F)|
|Layout :||Ierace Dechmann + Partners (L)|
|Printing:||Multicoloured offset lithographie, 800 frame printing (world premiere) and random printing, Cartor Security Printing (F)|
|Dimensions:||45 x 33 mm, 10 stamps per sheet with decorated borders|
Artist Johan de Crem
Johan de Crem was born in 1962 in Knocke-le- Zoute (B) close to the nature reserve of Zwin. Already at an early age, he had a profound admiration for nature book illustrators; thus, it is not surprising that he himself ended up following this path and becoming one of the best-known painters in his native region. “It is a great honour for me to work for POST Luxembourg since I am interested in Luxembourgish flora and fauna for a long time.