Vintage Framed Lithograph Title The Philosopher Signed Richard Red Skelton

$ 1200.00

Vintage Framed Lithograph Title The Philosopher Signed Richard Red Skelton

A limited edition reproduction print on canvas of 'The Philosopher' by Red Skelton in 1979. The artist's signature appears twice on the front, (part of the print), and once on the back. The print is numbered 1005 out of 5000.

Richard Red Skelton was born in Vincennes, Indiana on July 18, 1913. As a teenager Skelton worked in a circus and continued as an entertainer in vaudeville. By the 1930s he had his own radio show and within a few years had become one of the most popular comedians in the movies. During his leisure time he became a competent painter, mostly of clowns. He died in Palm Springs, CA on September 17, 1997.

Artist: Richard Red Skelton
Medium: Lithograph on stretched canvas
Dated: 1979
Subject: Cartoons & Caricatures
Originality: Reproduction
Edition: 1005/5000
Frame Size: 22.8” W x 18.8” H x 1.3” (Canvas) 14" x 18"
Includes: Professionally framed and mounted with plaque “THE PHILOSOPHER BY RED SKELTON”
Overall Condition: Excellent pre-owned condition (see photos for details).