Lighthouses: West Quoddy Head, Maine

painting of a lighthouse with a small building and a boat on water in the background

Artist: Howard Koslow
Art director: Howard E. Paine
First day of issue: April 26, 1990

Oil on board

Howard Koslow has created artwork for a variety of stamps that honor architectural subjects, but he is especially well known for his lighthouses. His appreciation of these historic structures is evident in this painting of West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, which dramatically hints at the cloudy Maine coastline in the distance.

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