Thursday, August 12, 2010

Winslow Homer Postage Stamp Unveiled

Winslow Homer - Boys in a Pasture - 1874, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The U.S. Postal Service has created a new stamp featuring a painting by artist Winslow Homer. Homer was an artist who produced some of his best work while living in Maine. The stamp features the 1874 work "Boys in a Pasture". The unveiling of the stamp will take place today at the Portland Museum of Art.

The Portland Museum of Art is currently exhibiting a collection of Homer's watercolors and oil paintings called 'Winslow Homer and the Poetics of Place'. This exhibition will be on display until September sixth.

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