Bert Lahr

Bert Lahr was an American actor and comedian. Lahr is remembered today for his roles as the Cowardly Lion and Kansas farm worker Zeke in the film The Wizard of Oz, but was also well known for work in burlesque, vaudeville, and on Broadway. This illustration was completed using air brush, colored pencil and pastels. The cowardly Lion is seen here without full face make-up to intentionally highlight the real character behind the mask.

Bert Lahr Mixed Media Illustration