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    Lot of Forty-Three Signed John Raitt Drawings of Hollywood Women. These fine pencil sketches of various female actors (mostly from the Golden Age of Hollywood) have been signed or inscribed to Raitt by the subjects below their likenesses and include Kay Francis, Raquel Welch, Kitty Carlisle, Debbie Reynolds, Shirley MacLaine, Martha Raye, Janet Leigh, Jane Wyman, Ethel Merman, et al.

    More Information: Beginning in the 1930s, artist John Raitt sketched hundreds of pictures of public figures, including politicians, authors, radio and television personalities, musicians (both pop and classical), civil rights activists, Hollywood actors, etc. with the intention of having them signed and returned.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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