“Kindred Spirits”, 1849, by Asher B. Durand (1796-1886) refers to the shared love of nature by two central figures, painter Thomas Cole and poet William Cullen Bryant, who, with Durand, were founders of the Hudson River School, praising the romantic glories of the national landscape.
The New York Public Library, 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: 3236g
Museum ID: 2000.2021.160