Aquarium Fish

painting of about 20 different forms of aquarium lish

Artist: Teresa Fasolino
Art director: Richard Sheaff
First day of issue: June 24, 1999

Oil on canvas laid on board

Concerned with accuracy as well as artistry, the U.S. Postal Service consulted with experts at the National Aquarium in Baltimore during the development of these stamps. They made sure that Teresa Fasolino’s panoramic design included appropriate creatures —as well as the equipment vital to keeping them healthy.

Art of the Stamp