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



Classical Composers and Conductors: Arthur Fiedler
Oil on canvas

Artist: Burton Silverman
Art director: Howard E. Paine
First day of issue: September 12, 1997

Click here to view larger image of artwork

Burton Silverman brought an accessible touch to his illustrations of eight composers and conductors. His painting of Arthur Fiedler drew upon elements from two separate photographs; the soft-focus background shown here provided a consistent look across all eight stamps.


Homepage Art of the Stamp online Exhibit View the online stamp artwork collection Contact Information Create your own stamp artwork


Smithsonian Institution I National Postal Museum I Credits