"Brenda Forbes in "Three to Make Ready""   Lot no. 2358

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

March 7, 1946 (Estimated)
13.00" x 13.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Right



Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Brenda Forbes in her four roles for Broadway`s 1946 revue `Three to Make Ready`, starring Ray Bolger. Ran 3/7/46 - 12/14/46 for 327 performances at the Broadhurst and Adelphi Theatres, staged by John Murray Anderson, sets by Donald Oenslager & costumes by Audre. Miss Forbes appears in (l to r) `Kenosha Canoe`, `The Story of the Opera`, `The Russian Lesson` & `And Why Not I?`.


This piece is on 15.00" x 22.00" illustration board, with the drawing itself measuring to 13.00" x 13.00." Medium includes blue indicating halftone. The piece was used for the New York American-Tribune. Includes clipping. Some soiling, white touchup by GW.

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