Lot 729: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Design for 1961 'The Queen's Guards', 12" x 12 3/4"
March 24, 2013
Thomaston, ME, USALive Auction
Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Design to promote the U.S. appearance of the British Military Tournament and Tattoo, a traditional English pageant featuring 550 elite members of the British Armed Forces and royal guards in spectacular displays of music, riding, combat re-enactments, precision drilling and more. The showcase here was presented by producer Sol Hurok at Madison Square Garden for the troup's only American engagement in 1960, which ran June 17 to July 4. 12" x 12 3/4" image on 15" x 20" board, some soiling. Includes clipping.