Carl Van Vechten / U.S. Library of Congress

Al Hirschfeld

A photo of cartoonist Al Hirschfeld in 1955.

Hirschfeld was already a Broadway legend for his swooping, dead-on caricatures of theatrical stars. He continued to do his work for another four decades before his death at age 99 in 2003.

Photo from the Carl Van Vechten collection in the U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. (LC-USZ62-103657)


See our biography of Al Hirschfeld