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    The Brown Derby (39) Caricatures by Jack Lane. (ca. 1940s-1950s) Collection of (39) vintage original caricatures accomplished in India ink, charcoal, and oil pastel on tan toned artists' paper by Jack Lane for The Brown Derby Hollywood's "Wall of Fame". Depicting playful portraits of actors, musicians, Hollywood personalities, and The Brown Derby regulars including Clifton Webb, Jeanne Gray, Mabel Mercer, Louis Silvers, Florence Halop, Don Castle, James Newton Demaret, and more. Signed by the artist and many inscribed and signed by the subjects to The Brown Derby owner Robert Cobb. Jack Lane served as resident cartoonist at The Brown Derby from 1947 to 1985. His celebrated likenesses of top entertainers and show business figures became a fixture of The Brown Derby's iconic decor, and many were reproduced in his book A Gallery of Stars: The Story of The Brown Derby Wall of Fame. Exhibiting some soiling, smudging, and damp staining to extreme edges. Condition ranges from good to fine.

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    September, 2015
    29th Tuesday
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