Umbrella Man

Peter Max
Umbrella Man, 2019.
Original acrylic on canvas
Signed at the upper right margin.
This artwork is signed at the lower right margin.
This artwork is framed and wall-ready.
The Peter Max Studio issues a certificate of authenticity.

The Umbrella Man is a recurring character in the work of American pop artist Peter Max. The character is typically depicted as a man wearing a colorful raincoat, holding an umbrella, and standing in the rain. The Umbrella Man is often seen as a symbol of hope and optimism, representing the artist’s belief that despite adversity, there is always beauty to be found. The Umbrella Man first appeared in Max’s work in the early 1960s. The artist was inspired to create the character after seeing a man walking in the rain with an umbrella. Max was struck by the man’s sense of determination and optimism, even in the face of the rain. He decided to create a series of paintings featuring the Umbrella Man to express his belief in the power of hope. The Umbrella Man quickly became one of Max’s most popular characters. He has been featured in a variety of media, including paintings, posters, sculptures, and even clothing. The character has also been used in a number of commercial campaigns, including one for the United Nations.

Peter Max – Off The Wall Gallery Houston, Texas.

Artwork size: 45 x 34 inches / 114 x 86.5 cm
Frame size: 59 x 47.5 inches / 150 x 121 cm.
Inv #: AB9830
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