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Richard Merkin
(038) Ernst Lubitsch, c.1980 - 2000
30" X 19"


oil pastel on Arches watercolor paper, unframed

signed lower left

for The New Yorker magazine

Ernst Lubitsch ( 1892 - 1947) was a German-born film director. His urbane comedies of manners gave him the reputation of being Hollywood's most elegant and sophisticated director.