"Bertolt Brecht's 1947 Biographical Study, "Galileo""   Lot no. 2296

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Dec. 7, 1947 (Estimated)
6.75" x 8.75"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Left

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Drawing by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for Bertolt Brecht`s 1947 biographical study, `Galileo` starring Charles Laughton, produced by the Experimental Theatre & ANTA. Laughton also provided the English translation. Directed by Joseph Losey, designed by Robert Davidson, the show ran 12/7-14/47 at Maxine Elliott`s Theatre. The other actors depicted are Philip Swander, Joan McCracken, John Carradine & Hester Sondergaard. This drawing appeared in the Dec 7, 1947 New York Herald Tribune, clipping included. On 10" x 15" illustraton board. 6 3/4" x 8 3/4" image. Some soiling, editors notations.

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