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Photo image of W.C. Fields playing cards with the cards held close to his face. The image is tinted orange, yellow, and green. The name "peter max" appears at the bottom of the button in pink text surrounded by a black line border.
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Peter Max (b. October 19, 1937) is a German-born American illustrator and graphic artist, known for his use of psychedelic shapes and color palettes. During the late 1960s and and early 1970s, Max used intense bursts of color in his work, incorporating many colors in one image. He also often used popular American icons, celebrities, and symbols in his work, such as as the actor W.C. Fields.
W.C. Fields (January 29, 1880 – December 25, 1946) was an American actor, comedian, juggler, and writer. He was known for his comic persona as a pessimistic, aggressive and suspicious-natured men with great fondness of alcohol.