1991 29¢ Madonna and Child
Traditional Christmas Booklet Pane
Issue Date: October 17, 1991
City: Houston, Texas
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved
The image on the 1991 stamp is taken from a tempera and gold leaf painting by Antoniazzo Romano, a 15th-century Italian artist, "Madonna and Child With Donor." Romano painted in a realistic style, using light and shadow to add to the depth of his subjects.