Art of the Stamp
From the Collection of the United States Postal Services

Walter DuBois Richards

American Architecture: Smithsonian Institution (1980)
American Architecture: Fallingwater (1982)

Walter DuBois Richards graduated from the Cleveland School of Art and moved to New York in 1936, where he created illustrations for Madison Avenue advertising accounts and national publications. A gifted draftsman, watercolorist, and lithographer, he has traveled the world on assignment for Life magazine, the U.S. Air Force, and many American corporations. His paintings have been exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and are included in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Britain Museum, and the Pentagon. His 37 U.S. stamps include a series honoring 16 national architectural treasures.



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