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This image is an exhibition print, much larger than the original Christmas card.
McBean, a singular talent in 20th-century portraiture, was known for his unique ability to incorporate surrealist elements into complex, highly crafted compositions in which no detail was left untouched.
In this whimsical image, Mcbean leans against a winter tree, the numbers of the year formed from daisy flowers are superimposed around him
The Gernsheims were early collectors and strong fans of McBean's work, and he is highlighted in "The Gernsheim Collection, Harry Ransom Center," University of Texas Press, Austin, 2010, page 300.

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  • Pickup Location: New York, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 12 x 12 in. (30.48 x 30.48 cm.)
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