Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for the 1944 searing Broadway drama `Anna Lucasta`, featuring an all-black cast starring Yvonne Machen in the title role, with Earle Hyman, Lance Taylor & Frank Silvera. Produced by the American Negro Theatre, directed by Harry Wagstaff Gribble, designed by Frederick Fox & Paul Du Pont, the show ran 8/30/44 - 11/30/46 for 954 performances at the Mansfield Theatre. This drawing appeared in the New York Journal-American, includes clipping.
This piece is on 11.00" x 15.00" illustration board, with an image that measures to 8.50" x 10.00." Mediums include blue to indicate halftone. A legendary production. Some soiling, editors notations, white corrections by GW.