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Walt Kuhn
Portrait of Bert Lahr - Circus Performer - Modernism




A recent Kuhn Circus Performer sold for $312,000 at Bonhams, NY Bert Lahr shined in the role of The Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of OZ. Here he is depicted in his comdian's costume which he wears while staring in Jean Dalrymple's production of " Burlesque". Walt Kuhn was an American painter and an organizer of the famous Armory Show of 1913, which was America's first large-scale introduction to European Modernism. He had a personal affinity for painting circus performers Provenace: Sotheby's, New York Barridoff Galleries Kennedy Galleries Amon Carter Museum University of Arizona Art Gallery


  • Creator
    Walt Kuhn (1877-1949, American)
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  • Dimensions
    Height: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Width: 16 in. (40.64 cm)
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  • Condition
    slight stretcher marks otherwise presents well.
  • Gallery Location
    Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU38532838421

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