#1414 – 1970 6c Traditional Christmas: Nativity

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U.S. #1414
6¢ Nativity
Traditional Christmas
 
Issue Date: November 5, 1970
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 683,730,000
Printed By: Guilford Gravure, Inc
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 10 ½ x 11
Color: Multicolored
 
Lorenzo Lotto painted the dramatic Nativity scene pictured on this issue. Overshadowed by more famous painters during his lifetime, Lotto tried to auction thirty of his paintings when he was 70 and impoverished, but he could sell only seven. The painting pictured on the 1970 Traditional Christmas stamp hangs in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
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U.S. #1414
6¢ Nativity
Traditional Christmas
 
Issue Date: November 5, 1970
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 683,730,000
Printed By: Guilford Gravure, Inc
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 10 ½ x 11
Color: Multicolored
 
Lorenzo Lotto painted the dramatic Nativity scene pictured on this issue. Overshadowed by more famous painters during his lifetime, Lotto tried to auction thirty of his paintings when he was 70 and impoverished, but he could sell only seven. The painting pictured on the 1970 Traditional Christmas stamp hangs in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.