1974 10¢ F. J. de Goya
Famous Works of Art
Issue Date: June 6, 1974
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
U.S. #1536 pictures a portrait titled “Don Antonia Noriega,” painted by Spanish artist Francisco de Goya. It’s 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 eight different international artists.