Legends of Hollywood: Audrey Hepburn

painting of Audrey Hepburn

Artist: Michael J. Deas
Art director: Phil Jordan
First day of issue: June 11, 2003

Oil on board

“Of all the stamp portraits I’ve done for the Postal Service, hers has been one of the most difficult likenesses I’ve had to capture,” Michael J. Deas said of his work on the Audrey Hepburn stamp. “It may be that her features were so perfect and yet so irregular—a completely inimitable face.”

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