2009 United States Postal
Service Christmas Stamp
Issued October 20, 2009
The 2009 Christmas stamp
features Madonna and Sleeping Child, a painting by Italian artist Giovanni Battista Salvi (1609-1685), who is more commonly
known as Sassoferrato.
The version of Madonna and Sleeping Child shown on this stamp was purchased by William
Randolph Hearst in 1926 and is currently in the collection of Hearst Castle a California State Historic Monument and California
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& Sleeping Child Boxed Christmas Notes