What an incredible find. The irrepressible Carol Burnett sketched by Edith Head - two names that have left indelible impressions on the movie industry.
This Carol Burnett costume sketch is signed "Edith Head" at lower left. The sketch was for Burnett's role as Tillie in the drama Pete 'n' Tillie (Universal, 1972). The sketch is marked "#12" at upper left. Reads at upper right "1963 Tillie sc 41- exterior house pregnant." Burnett had 45 costume changes in the film.
Medium: Mixed Media Original Sketch.
Size: 12" by 9".
Signed: "Edith Head" lower left.
Condition: Small loss at bottom of sketch. (See Photo). Otherwise Good Condition.
Edith Head (October 28, 1897 – October 24, 1981) was an American costume designer who won eight Academy Awards, starting with The Heiress (1950) and ending with The Sting (1974). This is still a record in its category.
Carol Burnett (b. 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer. She is best known for her long-running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, for CBS. She has achieved success on stage, television, and film in varying genres including dramatic and comedy roles.
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