"Gore Vidal's 1957 Comedy, "A Visit to a Small Planet""   Lot no. 2214

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Feb. 7, 1957 (Estimated)
13.50" x 13.50"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Upper Right



Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for Gore Vidal`s 1957 comedy `A Visit to a Small Planet` starring Cyril Ritchard as Kreton, at the Booth Theatre. Featuring (l to r) Martyn Green, Eddie Mayehoff, Sibyl Bowan & Philip Coolidge. This witty, incisive play was directed by Ritchard, produced by George Axelrod and Clinton Wilder, and designed by Oliver Smith & Feder. Ran 2/7/57 - 1/11/58, for 388 performances. The illustration was used for the New York Journal-American. 

This piece is on 15.00" x 20.00" illustration board, with an image that measures to 13.50" x 13.50." Fine condition.

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