34¢ American Illustrators
Issue Date: February 1, 2001
City: New York, NY
Printed by: Avery Dennison Security Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: Serpentine die cut 11.25
This set of stamps from the Classic Collection Series showcases the art of twenty American illustrators of magazines, posters, books, and advertisements. “Attack on the Galleon,” is by Howard Pyle. Known as the father of American illustration, Pyle’s images were distinctive for their drama and excitement. Many of his 3,300 illustrations were for adventure stories.