Pen and ink, watercolour and bodycolour; signed, inscribed verso 'Minton Env Z(?)/ "The Rat Race"/ 24.6.55', further inscribed in another hand '3" x 3"/ "The Rat Race"/ Man H 2', numbered 3111 and 348
9.5 x 9.25 inches
PROVENANCE: Private Collection, UK
The Rat Race, about an aspiring saxophonist and a dancer in New York, was a play by Garson Kanin first staged on Broadway in 1949. Minton's drawing style was at once tentative, descriptive and precise.