Lawson Wood was a world famous artist, illustrator and designer of humorous animal art.
His “Gran’Pop” Chimpanzee character, was offered as the Gandhi, of the monkey world. The Annals of “Gran’Pop” circulated around the globe. Lawson Wood’s art work, always presented animals, with an endearing sense of humor. His monkeys were popular on calendars, advertising, puzzles, and especially circus posters. Wood’s art was successfully exhibited internationally, at the top galleries.
Lawson’s unique style, is the reason his original paintings and lithographs continue to be very popular. This 1943, Lawson Wood print, of “Monkeys Going To The Circus” is one of his prized, Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus Posters. His trademark, “happy-go-lucky” monkeys, are a prominent feature of this wonderful piece. They are on line, to enter the Big Top. Admission “2 Nuts” An elephant with a pot out, collects the nuts. A clown pig peeks out, from under the circus tent.
“Monkeys Entering the Circus” is in 8 vibrant colors, in a large 41″ x 27″ (including borders) format. The print, from the original lithograph, was made by The Murray Poster Printing Co. Inc. N.Y.C. This Lawson Wood circus poster, is a perfect example, of why his artwork will always be in demand. Perfect for a child’s room, den or school room as well. This poster comes with a put a smile-on-your-face guarantee.