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At a Glance
This drawing by Al Hirschfeld was made just as he was hitting his artistic stride. It features actors in both a Pulitzer Prize-winning play and a Tennessee Williams play, as well as an actor who co-founded the American Negro Theatre in Harlem.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Al Hirschfeld "1945 Dramatic Prize Winners"; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Keith Sherman, 2018.
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History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Albert Hirschfeld, (1903-2003) was an American caricature artist who became famous for his drawings of show-business personalities appearing in The New York Times; TV Guide; Life Magazine; American Mercury; Look Magazine; The New York Times Magazine; The New Masses; and Seventeen Magazine. He also illustrated many books in color.