"Katharine Hepburn & George Francis Hicks (2)"   Lot no. 2388

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Jan. 27, 1946 (Estimated)
9.00" x 7.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Center Right and Lower Right

Caricatures by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Katharine Hepburn & U.S. Steel commercial spokesman George Francis Hicks for `U.S. Steel Hour: The Theatre Guild on the Air` radio studio audience program, most likely to promote Hepburn`s starring role in the radio adaptation of Louisa May Alcott`s `Little Women` (as Jo, recreating her role in the 1933 film) heard live over ABC Radio on Jan 27, 1946. GW did a series of portraits for the Theatre Guild radio studio audience program guides. On 15" x 11" illustration board. Includes copy of the program page, photostats. 7" x 9" image. Minor soiling, editors notations.

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