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    How the Grinch Stole Christmas "When You Least Expect It" Grinch and Max Oil Painting by Glen Tarnowski with Original Sketch (Glen Tarnowski, 2010). "I must find some way to keep Christmas from coming!" The Grinch has a devilish smile as he holds his dog Max in this spectacular painting by the skillful artist Glen Tarnowski. Mr. Tarnowski is recognized as the father of Modern Allegorism, and he combines the artistic techniques of the old masters of painting with a modern twist in his works. Tarnowski is no stranger to the world of animation, as he worked as an in-betweener, background artist, and designer on a number of animated productions. His work has been sold by the Chuck Jones Gallery, and paintings by Tarnowski are part of the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Victoria, the National Gallery of Australia, the Brooklyn Museum, and more. This magnificent original oil painting depicts the star of the beloved 1966 special How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the Grinch, along with his adorable pup Max, who is decked out in a Santa hat and beard made of stuffing. The painting is rendered with oil on canvas, and it is signed on its lower edge by the artist. The painting is displayed in a frame measuring 25.75" x 21.75" x 2.75", with the frame's opening measuring 17.5" x 13.5". This group also includes the framed original sketch for this painting. The drawing is rendered in ink and colored pencil on paper, and the artist has signed and titled the piece on its lower edge. It is matted and framed with Plexiglas in a frame that matches that of the painting. The mat window measures about 7.75" x 9.75", and the frame measures 17.75" x 19.75". Also included are two Certificates of Authenticity, as well as a printed biography of Glen Tarnowski. These excellent works of art are in Fine condition, and the frames are sold as-is.

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