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Michael J. Deas, illustrator
Derry Noyes, Derry Noyes Graphics, art director/designer
William J. Gicker, Jr., creative director
United States Postal Service, client
The 2006 Literary Arts stamp honored writer Katherine Anne Porter. Michael J. Deas based his painting on a 1936 photograph by George Platt Lynes. By including a ship, he linked Porter's portrait to the sea voyage that inspired her best-selling novel Ship of Fools and to her assessment of life, which she called 'this brave voyage.' Oil on paper mounted on panel.
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