22¢ Madonna and Child
Issue Date: October 23, 1987
City: Washington, DC
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
The 1987 traditional Christmas issue features the Madonna and Child from a larger painting by the Italian Renaissance artist, Giovanni Battista Moroni. Named “A Gentleman in Adoration Before the Badona, the 1560 painting is part of the collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.