"Drawing for 1948-49 "Anne of the Thousand Days""   Lot no. 2253

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Dec. 8, 1948 (Estimated)
12.00" x 14.50"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Right

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Drawing by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for 1948-49 Broadway production of Maxwell Anderson`s `Anne of the Thousand Days`, with Rex Harrison and Joyce Redman as King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, flanked by Wendell K. Phillips as Cromwell, Frederic G. Worlock as Wolsey and John Williams as the Duke of Norfolk, (which dates this to August 1949). The show ran from Dec 8, 1948-Oct 8, 1949 at the Shubert Theatre, Worlock replaced Percy Warham after the June 25 - Aug 21 summer layoff. On 15" x 20" illustration board, for the New York Journal-American. 12" x 14 1/2" image edge soiling, drawing has a few minor smudges.


 

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