Item #219071 Portrait photograph of Ben Gazzara as "Brick" in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Ben Gazzara, Carl Van Vechten.

Ben Gazarra (August 28, 1930 – February 3, 2012)

Portrait photograph of Ben Gazzara as "Brick" in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF.

New York: May 13, 1955.

Variant of the print published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Half-length frontal portrait of the actor seated, in jacket and shirt with open collar. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 33.8 x 23.4 cm. (approx 13 x 9-1/4 inches). Ben Gazarra (August 28, 1930 – February 3, 2012). Fine. Verso docketed in ink giving the name of the sitter, date of the photograph, and Van Vechten's reference to negative and print ("II-NN-4") Item #219071

In his career-launching role as 'Brick' in the original production of Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, directed by Elia Kazan, which opened on March 28, 1955.

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