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



Stars of the Silent Screen:
ZaSu Pitts

Ink on board

Artist: Al Hirschfeld
Art director: Howard E. Paine
First day of issue: April 27, 1994

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The most celebrated caricaturist of our time, Al Hirschfeld created art for fifteen U.S. stamps. All of his drawings include the name of his daughter, Nina, and this caricature of silent film star ZaSu Pitts is no exception, making Hirschfeld the first American stamp artist to include hidden writing in his designs.


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