Oct 07, 2004 - Sale 2015

Sale 2015 - Lot 137

Price Realized: $ 6,670
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
Pen and ink drawing on board, 22x17 inches. Signed lower right "Hirschfeld 3 Philadelphia."
Based on Lorraine Hansberry's "Raisin in the Sun," "Raisin" played 847 performances from October 1973 until December 1975. Cast includes Ralph Carter, Virginia Capers, Ernestine Jackson, Debbie Allen, Joe Morton, and Robert Jackson. The show was nominated for 9 Tonys, winning as best musical and for Virginia Capers as best actress in a musical.
published in the new york times october 14, 1973.