This is an original 1938 lithograph of a drawing by Henry Major, with a caption by humorist "Bugs" Baer, of film actor Brian Donlevy (1894 - 1972).
Period Paper is pleased to offer a delightful collection of lithographed caricatures of Hollywood celebrities of the 1930's. Each drawing by artist Henry Major is accompanied by a caption by humorist Arthur "Bugs" Baer. These are two-sided lithographs and we have chosen one side which is shown here. These are lithographs, not halftone prints. Published in 1938, this collection is copy no. 2 of a limited edition of 800 copies. We have included this provenance in our listing --please see the second image below the description. This collection will be of great interest to collectors of Hollywood movie memorabilia!
This 73+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
This piece was illustrated by Major, Henry. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
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Type: Original Lithograph