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Probably the finest painting ever done by James Dean and the last painting he did before his death at age 25. Dean was a talented artist . This “Portrait Of Billy Gunn” is noteworthy for many reasons but foremost is the fact that Billy was Dean’s best friend, roomate and acting partner. The original painting was a gift to Billy Gunn and remains with his family to this day. Featured on page 113 of a James Dean Biography written by David Daulton, this is an artwork you won’t want to lose out on. Limited to only 550 images (#525)and painted in 1954, this lithograph measures 20” x 24” just like the original size.It is plate signed by James Dean and printed with an amazing attention to all colors and details. Printed on BFK river paper . . 24.5x 30”. NRMT.
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