Offered by: Robert Funk Fine Art
1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 , United States Call Seller 305.857.0521


Dancing Animal Critters on a Top Hat, Bear, Frog, Owl, Crane Bird, Bee, Snail

$ 15,000
  • Description
    Enter the whimsical world of famed children's book illustrators husband and wife team Alice and Martin Provensen. On top of a heavy tree trunk sits a black top hat that is inhabited seventeen kookie creatures. A flute playing bear is flanked by a pink owl, a cute blue bug and dancing bubbly frog with arm up in the air. The party continues on the hat's brim with a festive chickens, crane, love birds and bumble bee etc. Sitting on the trunk are two critters in profile, They face one another with arms and legs joined as if it's a rorschach test. Two eyes and one plump rose color nose stares out at the viewer. Signed lower right, unframed. The work was most likely done on for one of their book projects.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States, New York
    Period: 1980-1999
    Materials: Gouache
    Condition: Good. Condition: Good Over all very good condition. Minor toning. Some staining right side.
    Creation Date: 1980 Circa
    Styles / Movements: Outsider Art, Contemporary, Illustration
    Incollect Reference #: 699929
  • Dimensions
    W. 20.5 in; H. 11.75 in; D. 1 in;
    W. 52.07 cm; H. 29.85 cm; D. 2.54 cm;
Message from Seller:

You'll find an eclectic group of art works at Robert Funk Fine Art. 45 years of experience has shaped Director Robert Funk's multi-perspective approach to presenting art. As an undergrad in painting, he studied with great teachers such as first-generation abstract expressionist Robert Richenburg and hyper-realist painter Janet Fish. In Graduate School he worked with famed critic E.C. Goossen and went on to work as a Photographer, New York Advertising Art Director, and Art Collector.

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