"Tennessee Ernie Ford Painting Portraits"   Lot no. 2317

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

1956 (Estimated)
16.00" x 22.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Left

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Tennessee Ernie Ford painting portraits of himself down through the ages: as Henry VIII, Laughing Cavalier, Blue Boy & American Gothic. Most likely as promotion for art-themed presentation on his popular Thursday night NBC-TV series, `The Ford Show Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford` (1956-1961). On illustration board, includes 8" x 10" photostat with corrections. 16" x 22" Toned, minor soiling.

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