Headdress for Liza at the Ball, from My Fair Lady, circa 1962
Signed and inscribed Beaton/Head dress/for/Liza at the/Ball
(lr), inscribed My Fair Lady on the reverse
Watercolor on brown paper
18 1/2 x 13 inches (47 x 33 cm)
Beaton took home the Tony Award in 1957 for Best Costume Design for the classic Lerner & Lowe Broadway production. Lerner & Lowe would continue to work with Beaton on the film adaptation of My Fair Lady as well as their 1958 film Gigi, and would go on to win Academy Awards for Best Costume Design for both.
C Estate of Thomas P. Lacy
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