Every Christmas, children all around the world dream of a visit from St. Nick. The U.S. Postal Service celebrates that highly anticipated event with four new stamps.The stamps tell the story of St. Nick’s visit on Christmas Eve. Illustrator Brad Woodard created his images by first sketching then dig..
Enjoy the striking paintings of a celebrated American artist with this new Emilio Sanchez Forever Stamps.Best known for his architectural paintings and lithographs, Emilio Sanchez explored the effects of light and shadow to emphasize the abstract geometry of his subjects. His artwork encompasses his..
The U.S. Postal Service honors pioneering marine biologist Eugenie Clark (1922–2015) with the release of a new commemorative stamp. Affectionately known as the “Shark Lady,” Clark conducted many important studies that provided fascinating insights into shark biology and worked tirelessly to change p..
One of the nation’s greatest modernist artists and a founding figure of Native American modernism, George Morrison (1919–2000) challenged prevailing ideas of what Native American art should be, arguing that an artist’s identity can exist independently from the nature of the art he creates. Morrison ..
Whimsical elves bring smiles to the holidays with four new se tenant stamps from the U.S. Postal Service.The stamp art features an original digital illustration of four elves preparing treats and toys for holiday gift giving. The artist first sketched his design and then created the final illustrati..
Celebrate one of the 20th century’s most imaginative author-illustrators with this new Shel Silverstein Forever Stamps 2022.Shel Silverstein’s 1964 picture book The Giving Tree and his quirky poetry collections are beloved by children everywhere. The stamp features Silverstein’s illustration of a bo..
The Sparkling Holidays stamps, sold in booklets of 20, feature four classic portraits of Santa Claus. Taken from larger paintings created by Sundblom, these vintage images were originally published in ads for The Coca-Cola Company from the 1940s through the early 1960s. Sundblom is credited as the i..
On February 18, 2017, in Mesa, AZ, the U.S. Postal Service® will issue the Uncle Sam’s Hat additional ounce rate stamp (Nondenominated priced at 21 cents), in one design, in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 20 stamps (Item 119700).With the release of Uncle Sam’s Hat in 2017, the U.S. Post..
Depicting the tender bond between a mother and her child, interpretations of the Virgin Mary with the Christ Child take innumerable forms in the Christian art of the Italian Renaissance. This stamp features Virgin and Child, an oil-on-panel painting from the first half of the 16th century.Art histor..
During World War II, some 11,000 women labored day and night, helping to process and decipher an endless stream of enemy military messages. Their work was by turns frustrating and exhilarating—and one of the conflict’s best-kept secrets. With this stamp, the U.S. Postal Service honors all of the wom..