US 1962 Painter Winslow Homer 'Breezing Up' 4c. Scott. 1207

US 1962 Painter Winslow Homer 'Breezing Up' 4c. Scott. 1207

Series: Winslow Homer Issue

Stamp details: Winslow Homer 'Breezing Up'

Issued date: 15-12-1962 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 4c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1207
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1210
Michel (Germany): 837
Yvert et Tellier (France): 742

Dimensions (height x width):
25mm x 40mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Giori Press

Stamp Colors: Multicolored
Perforation: Perf 11 x 11

Themes: Sailing Ships, Ships, Transports, Art, Painting

Total print: 117,870,000 (estimate)

Description:- Winslow Homer (1836-1910) was an American landscape painter and illustrator, best known for his marine subjects. He is considered one of the foremost painters in 19th-century America and a preeminent figure in American art.

Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) is an oil painting by American artist Winslow Homer. It depicts a catboat called the Gloucester chopping through that city's harbor under "a fair wind" (Homer's original title). Inside the boat are a man, three boys, and their catch.