Edwin Austin Abbey
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. “Galahad’s Departure,” is by E.A. Abbey. Abbey was America’s first great illustrator. He was a magnificent draftsman and had an extensive knowledge of the history and costumes of the medieval era.