"1957 Broadway Musical, "Shinbone Alley""   Lot no. 2244

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Jan. 13, 1957 (Estimated)
12.50" x 16.50"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Right

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for 1957 Broadway Musical, `Shinbone Alley`, starring Eartha Kitt with Eric Bracken, Erik Rhodes & Ross Martin. Written by Mel Brooks (his Broadway writing debut) & Joe Darion, directed by Sawyer Falk, designed by Elson Elder, Motley & Tharon Musser, this revue was based on the Archie & Mehitabel tales by Don Marquis and ran 1/13-5/25/1957 at the Broadway Theatre. Appeared in the New York Journal Amercan, includes clipping.

This piece is on 15.00" x 20.00" illustration board, with an image that measures to 16.50" x 12.50." Medium includes blue indicating halftone. Minor soiling at bottom.

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