JOHN RAITT - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: FRANCHOT TONE - HFSID 295191
JOHN RAITT and FRANCHOT TONE Original portrait of Tone, drawn by John Raitt, signed by both! Original Art signed: "Cordially/Franchot Tone", "J Raitt". B/w, 5½x8½. Tone has signed in ink, Raitt with the pencil he used for the portrait.
Sale Price $324.00
JOHN RAITT and FRANCHOT TONE Original portrait of Tone, drawn by John Raitt, signed by both! Original Art signed: "Cordially/Franchot Tone", "J Raitt". B/w, 5½x8½. Tone has signed in ink, Raitt with the pencil he used for the portrait. FRANCHOT TONE (1905-1968), born Stanislaus Pascal Franchot Tone, was nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for his performance in 1935's Mutiny on the Bounty. A star of stage and screen, Tone appeared in feature films including The Wiser Sex (1932), Moulin Rouge (1934), Reckless (1935) and Advise and Consent (1962). In 1958, he co-produced, co-directed and starred in Uncle Vanya, the screen version of the off-Broadway play in which he had performed. Tone was also seen in television productions on The Hallmark Hall of Fame and Playhouse 90, and appeared in a number of TV series, including The Twilight Zone, Bonanza and Ben Casey. Three of his four wives were actresses - Joan Crawford, Jean Wallace and Barbara Payton. 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. Adhesive at corners. Multiple folds. Otherwise, fine condition.
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