Al Hirschfeld and icons from American TV, film and Broadway went together like a horse-and-carriage.
Hirschfeld’s simple black and white line drawings were fixtures in the Arts section of the Sunday New York Times for decades.
Any actor or actress knew they made it when Hirschfeld put pen to paper.
Detail from T-shirt
The above caricature was drawn by Al Hirschfeld for a museum retrospective dedicated to The Honeymooners back in the 1980s.
This drawing is on the front of the museum’s t-shirt.