US Stamp Gallery >> Browse stamps through the history of the United States


Search by subject, description,
content or year


Home

About

See All US Stamps

Add stamps to
your own website


Stamps through:
1847-1850
1851-1875
1876-1900
1901-1925
1926-1950
1951-1975
1976-2000
2001-2018

Portrait of Michelangelo, Raphael
Date Issued: 1974-06-06
Postage Value: 10 cents

Commemorative issue
Universal Postal Union
Portrait of Michelangelo, Raphael

This is one of eight stamps printed on the same sheet and honoring the 100th anniversary of the Universal Postal Union. Letter-writing themes were selected from major pieces of art. What is shown is part of a larger painting of Michelangel, in his work clothes, awkwardly sitting next to a huge block of marble that he is using as a writing table.

Topics: Art (630)  Italian Heritage (131)  Postal Service (100)  

Back Link to this stamp    Embed this stamp on your website
Browse Stamps through
the history of the United States


African American (236)
Agriculture (61)
Airplane (150)
Animal (527)
Architecture (109)
Art (628)
Asia (1)
Author (154)
Automobile (70)
Baseball (44)
Bird (278)
Boxing (4)
Bridge (29)
Butterflies (31)
Canal (8)
Cats (21)
Children (187)
Christmas (217)
Columbus (31)
Culture (45)
Dance (28)
Dogs (59)
Dolls (23)
Eagle (72)
Entertainment (417)
Explorer (15)
Fish/Fishing (67)
Flag (324)
Flower (401)
Football (39)
Forever Stamp (444)
Garden (2)
Harry Potter (20)
Hockey (2)
Holocaust (5)
Horse (142)
Industry (13)
Insects (53)
Inventor (39)
Italian Heritage (131)
Landscape (214)
Lighthouses (42)
Lincoln (6)
Lunar New Year (46)
Map (104)
Marine Life (6)
Medicine (53)
Military (455)
Movie Industry (166)
Music (177)
Native American (93)
Olympics (123)
Photography (3)
Politics (153)
Portrait (895)
Postal Service (100)
President (286)
Railroad (70)
Red Cross (5)
Religion (48)
Rural (7)
Science/Scientists (91)
Scouting (13)
Ship (182)
Slavery (3)
Soccer (11)
Space (144)
Sport (275)
Stamps on Stamps (26)
Statue of Liberty (26)
Tennis (4)
Trains (1)
Urban (27)
Valentine (4)
Wedding (20)
Wild West (3)
Windmill (7)
Woman (585)
WWII (84)