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

 

     
 

Legends of Hollywood: Cary Grant
Oil on board

Artist: Michael J. Deas
Art director: Carl T. Herrman
First day of issue: October 15, 2002



Click here to view larger image of artwork

One of the vexing questions facing Michael J. Deas was deciding which Cary Grant to depict: youthful master of light comedy, or distinguished leading man? Deas finally chose to paint an elegant, formal Grant in what he called the actor’s “middle period,” around the mid-1950s.
 
   

 

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