Russell Patterson | Man about Yonkers

American, 1893–1977

Man about Yonkers

Signed, titled and inscribed MAN ABOUT YONKERS Russell Patterson (on the mat)
Pencil and watercolor on paper
9 x 20 inches (22.9 x 50.8 cm)
Framed: 16¼ x 27½ inches (41.6 x 70 cm)

Russell Patterson was the scenic and costume designer for the musical "Ballyhoo of 1932" which starred Bob Hope and Willie Howard.  The present watercolor is a study for the set for the "Man about Yonkers" number in this musical.
Robert C. Graham, Sr., New York
 By descent to the previous owner


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