1979 15¢ Virgin and Child
Issue Date: October 18, 1979
City: Washington, D.C.
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
Gerard David's painting, "The Rest on the Flight into Egypt," is the subject of this Christmas issue. During the later part of his career, artist Gerard David painted several different versions of this scene. The one pictured on this stamp hangs in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.