"Johnny Carson and Marisa Pavin from "The Girl in the Gold Bathtub"" Lot no. 2249
By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)
May 1, 1960 (Estimated)
14.00" x 9.50"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Left
Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Johnny Carson & Marisa Pavin from `The Girl in the Gold Bathtub`, for the May 1, 1960 Journal-American TView cover. This artwork was a promotion for this comedy presentation on the CBS anthology series, `The United States Steel Hour`, broadcast live from NYC on Wednesday, May 4, 1960. Carson`s appearance herre was at a time when he emceed ABC`s `Who Do You Trust?` and about 2 1/2 years prior to his debut as the new host of `The Tonight Show`. Name `Cellini` embossed on the tub refers to the famed 16th-c Italian goldsmith and artist.
This piece is pn 15.00" x 22.00" illustration board, with an image that measures to 9.50" x 14.00." Includes copies of the original magazine. Minor soiling.
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