All the Rat Pack Originals are Framed & Matted (15" x 21"). Each: $1,400.
Lithographs: 11" x 17" $50 (w/ out frame & matting).
Shipping/handling not included.
These are Awesome! All hand drawn, no editing. Ink & Patel Originals. Completely Perfect. Spencer Art Style.
Bogart, the founding member of the RP, was born on X-mas day & always joked about being cheated out of a present. He died of cancer Jan 4, 1957- a famous last quote about drinking was-"I never should have switched from Scotch to Martinis"🍸. Click to learn more.
One night in the 1950's, Bogart & Friends returned home from Las Vegas, liquored up and still drinking while sprawled out on white couches in black suits when Humphrey's young wife, Bacall, said : "You all look like a goddamn Rat Pack!" Click to learn more.
Frankly, classiest guy to ever step on stage. True natural. Couldn't even read music but his understanding and intellect of songs made him the best
Didn't speak English till he was five ( Italian raised) and was bullied by other kids for his broken English, dropped out of high school in the tenth grade because he thought he was smarter than the teachers. (Who didn't?;) Bootlegged liquor, served as a speakeasy croupier, was a blackjack dealer, worked in a steel mill and boxed as a welterweight before teaming w/ J Lewis and eventually became the iconic 'King of Cool' member of the RP. Died on Christmas Day, 1995. Hats off Dean, you're the Ultimate. Click here to learn more.
Sammy Davis Jr.
Oh Sammy. You are probably my Fave of the Rat Pack. Carefully balanced the black/ white with tad bit more weight on the black. His skin, used a gold key to symbolize his wealth to humanity- call this one Mr Bojangles. He didn't invent the song- but definitely put on the best cover. Click to learn more.
Joey Bishop: amazing man- didn't drink that much. He was the longest liver of the Rat Pack. When he did drink, according to Mrs Sinatra, he drank a two finger Jack with water and a tickle of lemon juice. Nice- had one tonight at the Pearl, Point Loma. Click to learn more.
Peter Lawford, Rat Pack member who lived a very intoxicating ecstatic lifestyle. Married a Kennedy & after a divorce, was excommunicated from the Rat Pack by Sinatra himself. Click to learn more.
Infamous for her role as Dorothy in the originak Wizard of OZ in 1938, was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. Through a career that spanned 45 of her 47 years, Garland attained international stardom as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist, and on the concert stage. Click to lean more.
Ava Gardner- oooohh boy! A true Rat Packer- married to Mickey Rooney & lastly to Franky. AG even had affairs with Hemingway & Hughes. Famous quote: " I think the main reason why my marriages failed is because I've always loved too much but never wisely." Heavy smoker, she died of pneumonia at 67 ( Sinatra paid her medical expenses even though she had the $$), in fact, when married to blue eyes she had 2 abortions because HW couldn't have a pregnant star. Find out more.
(Considered a visiting member of the RP). Dated Howard Hughes for 2 years, then had long affair with the still married Spencer Tracy. Outspoken, assertive, wore trousers & refused to conform to gender toll expectations . Active supporter of abortion, birth control & the First Amendment, she was a forerunner of the 20th century Modern Woman. More info, click.
Liz, a British-American actress, began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s, and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s. She continued her career successfully into the 1960s, and remained a well-known public figure for the rest of her life. In 1999, the American Film Institute named her the seventh-greatest female screen legend. She was the first actress to ever be paid a million dollars for her role in Cleopatra. To learn more, click.
She was born Norma Jeane Mortinson on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles, California. During her all-too-brief life, Marilyn Monroe overcame a difficult childhood to become one of the world's biggest and most enduring sex symbols. During her career, Monroe's films grossed more than $200 million. Monroe died of a drug overdose on August 5, 1962, at only 36 years old. Find out more.