US Definitive Stamp on George Washington

\"\"The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new stamp  featuring a Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute\’s collection.

The 20-cent \”definitive\” stamp joins the ranks of other postage stamps carrying iconic images of American symbols and historic figures.The George Washington portrait featured on the stamp is one of more than 100 that Stuart painted of the first president based upon three original paintings. Stuart painted three distinct portraits from life: the 1795 \”Vaughan portrait,\” showing Washington\’s head turned slightly to his left.

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