Item #4898 Simonson, Original Self Portrait Drawing. LEE SIMONSON.

(1888-1967) American Set Designer and founder of the Theater Guild, New York City.

Simonson, Original Self Portrait Drawing.

Simonson sketched a bust length profile, signed and dated, "To...from Lee Simonson, Jan 1934." The sketch is rendered in black crayon on graph paper and measures 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. The sketch is attached to a heavier page possibly from an album. Docketing on this page in pencil in another hand offers information on the sketch. "Lee Simonson caricature (?) of himself...at...theater during...tryout of O'Neill's 'Days Without End." Simonson changed stage production into a more modern style, He was a theater and art critic as well. Most importantly he founded the Theater Guild in New York City and staged productions for the Guild.

Item #4898

Price: $200.00

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