"1958 Broadway Musical Revue, "International Soiree""   Lot no. 2365

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

March 12, 1958 (Estimated)
13.00" x 15.50"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Right

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for 1958 Broadway Musical Revue `International Soiree`, starring French singing star Patachou, Hiram Sherman. Featuring Spanish flamenco dancers Caracolillo and Maria Rosa, Belgian pantomimist Cornelis and George La Faye`s French puppets. Produced by Alan Lesser, the production ran for a limited engagement 3/12/58 - 3/29/58, for 21 performances at the Bijou Theatre. For the New York Journal-American, includes clipping. 

On 15.00" x 20.00 illustration board with image that measures 13.00" x 15.50." Minor spots upper left. 



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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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