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Painting, Number 5 - Marsden Hartley

Modern Art in America 1913-1931

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue March 7, 2013
Year 2013
Quantity 1,950,000
Denomination
First-Class Mail Forever Commemorative
Denomination Value $0.46
Series Modern Art in America 1913-1931
Series Time Span 2013
Issue Location New York, NY 10199
Postal Administration United States

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Layouts

Pane of 12 (12 Designs)

Quantity Produced - 1,950,000
Original Purchase Price: $5.52
SKU: 579600
Dimension: 9.50 x 7.75 in./149.86 x 180.85 mm
Printer: Avery Dennison (AVR)
Printed at: AVR, Clinton, SC
Printing Process: Gravure
Gum Type: Pressure-sensitive
Paper: Prephosphored, Type I

Press Sheet Without Die Cuts

Quantity Produced - 2,500
Original Purchase Price: $22.08
SKU: 579608

Press Sheet With Die Cuts

Quantity Produced - 2,500
Original Purchase Price: $22.08
SKU: 579606

First-day Cover (full Pane)

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $8.02
SKU: 579618

First-day Cancelled (full Pane)

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $8.02
SKU: 579619

First-day Cover Set of 12

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $10.80
SKU: 579616

Digital Color Postmark Set Of12

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $19.32
SKU: 579621

Ceremony Program (random Single)

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $6.95
SKU: 579630

Stamp Deck Card

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $0.95
SKU: 579631

Keepsake (pane & Digital Color Postmark Set of 12)

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $24.95
SKU: 579610

Stamp Deck Card W/digital Color Postmark (random Single)

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Purchase Price: $1.96
SKU: 579632

About Stamp

Marsden Hartley was one of America’s greatest modernist painters. His oil-on-canvas work, Painting, Number 5 (1914-15), is an abstract composite portrait of Karl von Freyburg, a young German officer who was killed in World War I.

About Stamp Series

On March 7, 2013, in New York, New York, the Postal Service™ will issue Modern Art in America 1913-1931 commemorative First-Class Mail® stamps (Forever® priced at 46 cents) in 12 designs in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 12 stamps. The stamps will go on sale nationwide March 7, 2013.

In celebration of the triumph of modern art in America, the U.S. Postal Service commemorates 12 important modern artists and their works, 100 years after the groundbreaking Armory Show opened in New York in 1913.

The masterpieces reproduced in the stamp art were created between 1912 and 1931.

The stamp sheet also includes a quote by Marcel Duchamp and verso text that identifies each work of art and briefly tells something about each artist. Art director Derry Noyes worked on the stamp sheet with designer Margaret Bauer.

Colors

Yellow, Magenta, Cyan, Black, 1795 (Red)

Creators

Designer: Margaret Bauer, Washington, DC.
Art Director: Derry Noyes, Washington, DC.
Typographer: Margaret Bauer, Washington, DC.
Engraver: Trident.
Modeler: Avery Dennison, Designed and Engineered Solutions.

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Reference

USPS Postal Bulletin 22356. Copyright: USPS.

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