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    An Original Gouache and Watercolor Scene Design for Tennessee Williams' Play, The Rose Tattoo, by Boris Aronson

    [Tennessee Williams]. Boris Aronson. An Original Gouache and Watercolor Drawing for a Set Design for The Rose Tattoo. [New York: 1951]. Aronson has inscribed and signed this drawing in the lower right corner: "To Cheryl - with Love/and Admiration/Boris Aronson". Written in pencil in the lower left corner is: "'The Rose Tattoo' 1951". On plain art paper. Image size approximately 7.5 x 11.25 inches. Framed size approximately 12.25 x 16 inches. Matted, framed and glazed. Some toning to drawing and matte. Still, fine.

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    Ben Aronson (1898-1980) was a scenic designer for Broadway and the Yiddish theater. He won the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design six times in his career, including The Rose Tattoo (which he won in 1951).

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