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Object Information:

Artist: Jean Eckart, American, 1921-1994
Artist: William Eckart, American, 1920-2000

Design for Baseball Curtain in Damn Yankees

ca. 1955

Collage and crayon on mylar and paper

sight, 9 1/2 x 12in (24.1 x 30.5cm)

Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin

TL1999.66


Location:

Not on view

Theatre Production Information:

Musical with book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, lyrics by Richard Adler, and music by Jerry Ross. Produced at the 46th Street Theatre, New York, 1955.

Further Information:

A latter day Faust, Joe sells his soul to the devil to become a star hitter and to win the pennant for the hapless Washington Senators, encouraged by the sultry temptress Lola (played by Gwen Verdon).

Artist/Maker Bio

Eckart, Jean
Eckart, William