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Arthur Sarnoff was an American artist best known for his distinctive and playful style, which set him apart from many of his contemporaries. His work often featured humorous and charming depictions of everyday life, particularly scenes involving dogs playing poker or engaging in other whimsical activities. Sarnoff's art was different because of its ability to capture the lighter side of human and animal interactions, evoking a sense of nostalgia and amusement in viewers. His unique blend of realism and humor made his work instantly recognizable and immensely popular.

Born in 1912, Arthur Sarnoff began his career as an illustrator and later transitioned to fine art. His ability to infuse humor into his artwork led to widespread recognition and commercial success in the mid-20th century. Sarnoff's works, including "A Friend in Need" (the famous dogs playing poker painting), became iconic in American pop culture, solidifying his status as a celebrated artist.



Despite being initially dismissed by some art critics, Sarnoff's posters and prints have become sought-after collectibles. Their rarity lies in the limited production runs and the enduring popularity of his humorous and heartwarming scenes. As investments, re-imaged, top-quality posters of Sarnoff's work can hold significant value, particularly for collectors who appreciate the nostalgic and comedic aspects of his art. His posters offer a unique blend of artistry and nostalgia, making them appealing choices for those seeking both enjoyment and potential financial return in their art investments.



Med. IVR. (Increase in Value). Assured rate increase per annum : 2-5% Cat No: PRI-P1_070

Necklace & Lace

  • Ai reimaged art piece then reformatted for high resolution onto an electronic canvas. Original scale equal to at least 1m (unframed) with approx 12-25mm border.

    Prints: 170-200 gsm. Uncoated Art Paper / Silk. See Limited Editions.

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