Jun 05, 2018 - Sale 2480

Sale 2480 - Lot 161

Price Realized: $ 23,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
"Death of a Salesman." Early sketch for the award-winning 1949 production. Graphite, ink, wash, chalk, and correction fluid on onion skin paper. Graphite, ink, and wash on paper. 133x241 mm; 5 1/4x9 1/2 inches, on 8 3/4x11 3/4-inch sheet. Signed in lower right, inscribed to David W. Weiss in lower left. Taped to matte; framed.
Provenance: Gifted to theater scholar David W. Weiss by Mielziner following the completion of Weiss's dissertation, "Jo Mielziner's Contribution to the American Theatre," at Indiana University.