25¢ Madonna and Child
Issue Date: October 20, 1988
City: Washington, DC
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed and engraved
Perforations: 11 ½
Responding to complaints over the definitive-sized Christmas stamps issued in 1986 and 1987, the USPS issued the 1988 Christmas stamps in a new size, approximately 50% larger than the previous issues.
This Madonna and Child painting by Botticelli is part of the National Gallery of Art Collection.