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Chuck Jones

Chuck Jones
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Artist
Paul Moore, born 1957
Sitter
Chuck Jones, 1 Sep 1912 - 22 Feb 2002
Date
1994
Type
Sculpture
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
66cm x 33cm x 30.5cm (26" x 13" x 12")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the artist, Glenn Green Galleries (Santa Fe), and Marian Jones, in honor of Chuck Jones
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Object number
NPG.96.15
Exhibition Label
An Oscar-winning animator and director, Chuck Jones was best known for his thirty-year career at Warner Brothers, where, in collaboration with others, he helped to create such beloved characters as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Elmer Fudd. In 1949, Jones also invented Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner, whose antics, with no dialogue except for “beep beep,” entertained millions. In this sculpture, he is surrounded by the characters he created. Some hold sculptor’s tools themselves, effectively “making” their maker.
Provenance
Paul Moore [b. 1957], (Glenn Green Galleries), Santa Fe, NM, and sitter’s wife, Marian Jones; gift to NPG 1996
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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Exhibition
Bravo!
On View
NPG, South Gallery 322 Mezzanine
Place
United States\California\Orange\Costa Mesa