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    James Dean Character Study for "The Immoralist." Geraldine Page's performance as Marcelline in The Immoralist surely impressed James Dean, and this sketch appears to be a tribute to the powerhouse star -- her hovering caricature dominates this sketch. While Dean's career was cut so tragically short, Ms.Page had a magnificent resume, with such historic stage hits as The Rainmaker and Sweet Bird of Youth (both stage and screen), as well as her Academy Award-winning performance in 1985's The Trip to Bountiful. Many considered her the greatest actress of her generation. This 8.5" x 11" blue ink sketch has very minor staining and some paper separation at the right middle crease -- still, in Very Fine condition. It says much that Geraldine Page saved this art work from James Dean. From the James Dean Museum archive. With COA from David Loehr.

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