37¢ Madonna and Child
Issue Date: October 10, 2002
City: Chicago, IL
Printed by: Banknote Corporation of America
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations: Serpentine Die Cut 11 x 11 ¼
Featuring artwork by Jan Gossaert, a Renaissance artist from the Netherlands, the design was originally supposed to be used in 2000. However, the Postal Service chose to hold it until after the rate increase of 2002. Gossaert brought the influence of ancient Roman architecture to Northern Flemish painting.