AL HIRSCHFELD - NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS!

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 08, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House
AL HIRSCHFELD'S WONDERFUL "NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS" Limited Edition (of 1000 Prints) created especially for the 1989 WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, when Al Hirschfeld received our Lifetime Achievement Award. (These prints have been carefully stored flat in our light-free print vault for over 19 years!)

This special auction is for limited edition print # 235 / 1000 ONLY. Less that 240 of these remarkable numbered prints remain in our vault.

This remarkable Hirschfeld Line-Drawing shows 20 (Count Them, TWENTY!) Major Silver Screen Legends, including, in no special order - Charlie Chaplin, Grace Kelly, Elvis, Rhett & Scarlett (Clark Gable & Vivien Leigh), Ingrid Bergman, Bogart, James Dean, Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers (yup, Fred & Ginger for a lot less than $13,000!), Judy Garland, John Wayne, Yul Brynner, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda, Louis Armstrong, John Lennon, Marilyn Monroe, Alfred Hitchcock & Steve McQueen ... IT ALSO HAS AN EXCEPTIONAL SEVEN (7) NINA'S HIDDEN IN THE DRAWINGS OF THE GREAT STARS! We understand that most of his wonderful drawings have just one or two Nina's!

The original art has his signature in the lower right side (Just below Steve McQueen's pointing finger) which is clearly visible on the print, next to the limited edition print number. The numbered print shows his signature, but this print is not i
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