JOE E. ROSS 2011 fine art print / edition of 20 / $155.00
Mug-faced comedian Joe E. Ross was best known as Officer Gunther Toody in the 1960s TV sitcom Car 54, Where Are You? Before that, he was a legend in another—lower—world, and if not for his fateful casting as a maladroit member of the NYPD, we wouldn't be having this conversation.

Ross had been a raunchy stand-up comic with an arcane act that sustained him for decades. After years of cow town obscurity, he was cast as the co-star of Nat Hiken's Car 54, which propelled him to superstardom. As befits an A-lister, Ross made the primetime rounds on The Ed Sullivan Show, Batman and Sing Along with Mitch. He flew first-class to marquee dates, especially police functions. Funny thing, though—once Ross did a guest turn on a TV show or at a social event, he was rarely invited back. His behavior shocked those who only knew him as a lovable lug from TV Land.
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Only twenty (20) prints of JOE E. ROSS were produced for this edition. Each print is signed in the lower right by the artist, hand-titled in the center, and numbered in the lower left (all beneath the image). We have sold print numbers 1/20 thru 7/20, and are offering numbers 8/20 thru 10/20, unframed, for $155 each (plus shipping + handling). Prices will increase for subsequent prints as the edition depletes .

The image area is 10" square on a trimmed 11" x 12" vertical sheet. Paper, ink, and production specifications, as well as shipping details, are available on our PRINT SPECS page.