Lot 761: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) India ink on board layout w/ full color overlay of Jackie Gleason as Reginald Van Gleason II
March 24, 2013
Thomaston, ME, USALive Auction
Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) India ink on board layout with full color overlay of Jackie Gleason as one of his most popular characters, over-privileged and sociable louse Reginald Van Gleason III, to promote the short-lived half hour version of 'The Jackie Gleason Show' with sidekick Buddy Hackett on CBS, Sept 1958-Jan 1959. Finished caricature was for the cover of Pictorial Magazine and TView Section, Sunday supplement of The New York Journal-American, Sept 21, 1958; 14 3/4" x 9 1/2" image on 22" x 15" board, some soiling. Includes two original magazine sections, which were the Fall TV Preview for that year.