32c "Girl in Red Dress with Cat and Dog" stamp

United States Postal Service1998-08-27

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum
Washington, DC, United States

Ammi Phillips (1788-1865) was an itinerant artist who worked mostly in the border areas of New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. “Girl in Red Dress with Cat and Dog”, ca. 1830-1835, is typical of his simplified approach to portrait painting and his sensitive treatment of faces.
Museum of American Folk Art, New York, New York
Reference: inscription on back of stamp

This stamp was one of the "Four Centuries of American Art" commemorative stamps issued on August 27, 1998, in Santa Clara, California. The pane features twenty American paintings. An inscription on the back of each stamp describes the painting and artist.

Scott Catalogue USA: 3236c

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Museum ID: 2000.2021.152


  • Title: 32c "Girl in Red Dress with Cat and Dog" stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1998-08-27
  • Subject Keywords: Ammi Phillips

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