Send Edward Hopper Paintings to All Your Friends With These Maine Bicentennial Stamps from USPS

  • April 24, 2020 09:32

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Maine Statehood stamp featuring Edward Hopper's Sea at Ogunquit (1914).

Marking the 200th anniversary of Maine's statehood, a sheet of new stamps from the U.S. Postal Service features the iconic rocky shoreline of the Pine Tree State as painted by Edward Hopper (1882-1967). 

Hopper's 1914 oil Sea at Ogunquit (Whitney Museum of American Art) was painted during one of his many summers in the state also fondly known as Vacationland. In the coastal village of Ogunquit, an art colony since 1898, Hopper met art student Jo Nivison whom he later married.

Sea at Ogunquit was exhibited in 1917 at the “First Annual Exhibition at the American Society of Independent Artists” in New York City and helped Hopper transition his career from illustrator to painter. 


The Maine Statehood stamp debuted in March and can be ordered online at the USPS Postal Store, with a sheet of twenty 55-cent "FOREVER" stamps for $11.00.

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