32c Giving and Sharing concept stamp art
ISSUE: Giving and Sharing
MEDIUM: paper; pastel
ILLUSTRATOR: Robert Dinetz (final approved); Mary GrandPre (concept)
ART DIRECTOR: Richard Sheaff
FIRST DAY OF ISSUE: October 7, 1998
Mary GrandPre, the artist of this concept design, later became the award winning illustrator of the Harry Potter book series. Although the pollination symbolism of this design was reflected in the final design of the stamp, This art work was not accepted as the approved stamp design.
The United States Postal Service, Postmaster General’s Collection