1974 10¢ Hokusai
Famous Works of Art
Issue Date: June 6, 1974
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
This image is from “Five Feminine Virtues,” by famed Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. The stamp is part of the “Famous Works of Art” series, issued to mark the 100th anniversary of the Universal Postal Union. The eight stamps feature the theme of writing and reading letters. The design of each stamp was taken from paintings done by international artists.