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This is a mixed media print on canvas by beloved comedian and artist Jonathan Winters. He says that he's had a great response to this painting over the years, and he says the reason might be its simplicity. It does have a simple design, and also a sense of fun and enjoyment. These dancing birds look like they are certainly having a good time.

  • Artist: Jonathan Winters
  • Title: "The Umbrella Dancer"
  • Medium: Mixed media print on canvas; hand embellished
  • Signature: Signed by the artist in gold paint pen, lower right
  • Edition: Numbered 119/150 in gold paint pen; original plates have been destroyed
  • Year: 2004
  • Canvas size: 21 x 27 1/2 inches
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Certificate of Authenticity: From Fine Art Showcase

    Jonathan Winters has a wonderfully fun personality, and it really shines through in this print.

    Biography:
    Jonathan Winters (1925- ) was born in Dayton Ohio, where he later studied at Kenyon College, and the Dayton Art Institute. After college he was encouraged to enter a talent contest, which led him to a job as a radio disc jockey, and eventually a television personality. His best-known roles are Mork's son Mearth on "Mork and Mindy," Lennie Pike in "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," Maudie Frickert, a character he created himself, of a sweet old lady with an attitude. Robin Williams refers to Winters as his idol. Drawing and painting has continued to be a part of Jonathan Winters' life throughout his career. His art is abstract, and it resembles the work of Kandinsky and Paul Klee. Most people know the beloved Jonathan Winters as a funny man, and some are surprised to see how good his art is--full of emotion, and symbolic imagery. He is truly a multi-talented performer and artist.

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    Jonathan Winters Signed Art Print "Umbrella Dancer"

    Auction ended on Thu, Apr 16, 2009
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