Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern & Contemporary Art + Design

Sat, Dec 3, 2022 12:00PM EST
Lot 967

Freddy Wittop "I Do! I Do!" Drawing: Mary Martin

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Freddy Wittop (1911-2001)
Marking(s); notes: signed, marking(s)
Country of origin; materials: Dutch/American; mixed media on paper
Dimensions (H, W, D): 18.5"h, 14.5"w; 24.5"h, 20"w frame
Additional Information: Freddy Wittop's drawing depicts the costume he designed for Mary Martin as She (Agnes) in the 1968 46th Street Theatre production. Costume designer Freddy Wittop won a Tony Award for his work on "Hello, Dolly!" and was also the recipient of a TDF Irene Sharaff Award for lifetime achievement in theatrical costume design. Provenance: Freddy Wittop Estate | Private Collection, Palm Beach, Florida, by descent as part of a larger collection of the artist's work, including lots 960-968 in this auction.

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very good, some signs of age and wear consistent with a functional artwork (not examined outside frame; spotted discoloration to matting)

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