"Dancing the minuet before a camera and the hundred people behind it isn't the same as just dancing because you like the person you're dancing with." Story illustration for "Preview" by Richard Sherman, published in The Saturday Evening Post, November 5, 1938, with their copyright label on verso.
Mixed media, including oil, gouache, crayon, and glaze on board. Verso has faint unfinished graphite sketch of female figure. Signed "John LaGatta" in lower center image. Taped to window matte; framed.