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Artist: Robert E. McGinnis

Title: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Medium: Fine Art Giclee on Canvas

Image Size: Approximately 32 inches x 17 ¼ inches

Framed: Unframed on Unstretched Canvas

Details: This is a beautiful Reproduction Giclee on Archival Canvas.

Note: Breakfast at Tiffany's is a 1961 American romantic comedy film starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, and featuring Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam, and Mickey Rooney. The film was directed by Blake Edwards and released by Paramount Pictures. It is loosely based on the novella of the same name by Truman Capote.  Breakfast at Tiffany's was received positively at the time, and won two Academy Awards: Best Original Score and Best Original Song for the famous "Moon River". "Moon River" was also selected as the fourth most memorable song in Hollywood history by the American Film Institute in 2004. The film was also nominated for three other Academy Awards: Best Actress for Hepburn, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Art Direction.

Biography: Robert is a world-renowned painter whose prolific, award-winning artwork spans more than six decades. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Wyoming, Ohio. McGinnis soon became an apprentice at Walt Disney Studios, and then studied fine art at Ohio State University. After wartime service in the Merchant Marine he entered advertising and a chance meeting with Mitchell Hooks in 1958 led him to be introduced to Dell Publishing began a career drawing a variety of paperback covers. In recognition of his excellent paintings, in 1993 he was elected to the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame. In the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame, Robert joined the likes of Norman Rockwell, N.C. Wyeth, Maxfield Parrish, Winslow Homer, Robert Peak, Frederic Remington and Frank McCarthy. Robert also painted the artwork for more than 40 movie posters (including the original James Bond 007 films; Breakfast at Tiffany’sThe Odd CoupleBarbarella; and more recently, The Incredibles). His movie poster scenes depict stars such as Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon, Jane Fonda, Burt Reynolds, Raquel Welch and James Coburn.

Warranty: Item GUARANTEED to be as described

Auction Estimate: $350.00/$550.00

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