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    Sale 2465 | Lot 230
    Price Realized: $77,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2465 Lot 230

      WILLIAM ODEN WALLER (Studio of.)
      Manhattan Mary. Set design for the 1927 Broadway production featuring a jazz band amid a vibrant and highly detailed Art Deco background, with United Scenic Artists and "W. Oden Waller Studios" stamps on verso. Gouache over graphite on board. 283x483 mm; 11 1/4x19 inches, on 13x21-inch board.

      Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

      The two-act Broadway musical comedy was a "roaring twenties" New York extravaganza at the Apollo Theater, replete with a jazz score by Ray Henderson, brightly colored sets by Waller, and a story line that regaled with a classic rags-to-riches tale. Produced by the prolific George White, it ran from September 26, 1927 to May 12, 1928 and starred Ed Wynn, Ona Munson, and White himself.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $77,500