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