An oil on canvasboard 1967 painting titled "Girl Clown", signed by listed American artist Denise Burns (born 1943). The work measures 14" by 10" (19" by 15" framed). A simple, colorful work sure to please the clown painting aficionado. Brush strokes and color reflect the skill of the artist. According to the AskArt listing for the Burns, she was born in New Jersey in 1943 and grew up in La Jolla, California. She studied independently in Europe, and at the Ovanes Berberian School of Art, Scottsdale Artist School, and the noted Sergei Bongart School in Idaho. Burns began exhibiting in 1988. This early work was evidently done when she was living on Santa Catalina Island (Avalon). Burns has been a member of the California Art Club. She is known for a wide range of subject matter.