JOHN RAITT - INSCRIBED ORIGINAL ART SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: EDIE ADAMS - HFSID 298359
JOHN RAITT and EDIE ADAMS Original portrait of Adams, drawn by John Raitt, signed by both! Original Art inscribed and signed: "To John-/I love it!/Edie Adams", 5x8. Pencil drawing also signed by the artist "Raitt".
Sale Price $216.00
JOHN RAITT and EDIE ADAMS Original portrait of Adams, drawn by John Raitt, signed by both! Original Art inscribed and signed: "To John-/I love it!/Edie Adams", 5x8. Pencil drawing also signed by the artist "Raitt". Edie Adams (1927-2008), appeared on TV's popular Ernie Kovacs Show in the early 1950s, and married Kovacs in 1954 (the couple was married until his death in 1962). Known to television audiences for her commercials for Muriel Cigars, she also appeared in several feature films, including The Apartment (1960) and The Best Man (1964). She had a major role in the madcap comedy It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, featured here. Adams, who received a Tony Award as Daisy Mae in Li'l Abner (1955), portrayed Mae West in a TV biography of her late husband, Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter (1984). While in college in the 1930s, JOHN RAITT began drawing portraits of famous people. He sent his artwork to each subject with a request that it be autographed and returned to him. Two horizontal folds. Otherwise, fine condition.
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