Watercolor and graphite on paper
11 1/8 x 16in (28.3 x 40.6cm)
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Musical with book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Bob Merrill, and music by Jule Styne, based on the film Some Like it Hot by Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond. Produced at the Majestic Theatre, New York, 1972.
In Sugar, two musicians flee Chicago after witnessing the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. In an homage to Paris where Jo Mielziner was born, Mielziner depicted the elevated train in the manner of Monet's paintings of the St. Lazare station.
Jo Mielziner (American, b.1901, d.1976)