Paintings of the Big Apple Circus tour of 1989 The Big Apple Circus Meets the Monkey King
Paintings by artist Yetti Frenkel, who worked for the Big Apple Circus as a groom.
Images include: Monkey King: Yang Xaio Di, members of the Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe,
Double Dutch Queen: Vanessa Thomas, Fish: John Lepiarz, Oaf: David Casey, Taso Stavrakis, Melinda Merlier, Paul Binder, Katja Schumann's horses, Michael Christensen, Ben Williams with elephants Anna May and Baby Ned. Images of horses from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus.
Portrait of Paul Binder, founder and artistic director of the Big Apple Circus.
25" x 29" pastel on toned paper 1990
Portrait of Michael Christensen
Portrait of Michael Christensen, creator of Big Apple Circus Clown Care, and co-founder of the Big Apple Circus.
25" x 29"
pastel on toned paper 1991
Double Dutch Queen
Portrait of Vanessa Williams who performed a jump-rope act as the Double Dutch Queen in the tour of the Big Apple Circus Meets the Monkey King.
27" x 25"
gouache on toned paper 1991