"Broadway Production of "Romanoff & Juliet""   Lot no. 2285

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Oct. 10, 1957 (Estimated)
10.00" x 17.75"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Upper Right

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004), for Broadway Production of `Romanoff & Juliet`, starring Peter Ustinov, Oct 10, 1957 - Sept 13, 1958, for 389 performances at the Plymouth Theatre, directed by George S. Kaufman, designed by Denis Macles & Helene Pons. Also depicted are (l to r) Fred Clark, Natalie Shafer (TV`s Lovely Howell on `Gilligan`s Island), Susanne Storrs, Gerald Serracini & Henry Lascoe. On 17" x 20" illustration board, for the New York Journal-American. Includes a clipping. 10" x 17 3/4" image. MInor soiling.



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ABOUT THE ARTIST

 

From the dawn of TV, from 1937 to 1967, George Wachsteter (1911 - 2004) was a prominent in-demand American illustrator and caricaturist. Next to Al Hirschfeld, Wachsteter was one of the most visible American theatrical caricaturists at the time. He produced theatrical, radio, television and film related images for the 3 major radio and television networks, NBC, CBS and ABC. Wachsteter's humorous and elegant line drawings were seen displayed in almost every American living room through the syndicated TV View guide, and prominently placed in most major newspapers, including the Times, Herald Tribune, New York Journal American, and New York World-Telegram. A gradual loss of his vision ended his career prematurely in the late 1960s.

 

 


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