Two (2) Portrait drawings on paper, including Zero Mostel, Hector Xavier. 1st item: Zero Mostel (New York, 1915-1977) graphite and pastel on paper drawing depicting a seated woman wearing beaded necklaces and a floral shawl, her left hand adjusting her shoe. Signed and dated "Mostel 1959" lower right. Housed under glass in a carved wooden frame with off white linen and gilt wood liner. Sight – 14" H x 10 1/4" W. Framed – 22 3/4" H x 19" W. 3rd item: Hector Xavier (Mexico, 1921-1994) ink on paper drawing titled "Valle de Majo" depicting a seated man with hat and walking stick. Signed, titled, and dated 1962 lower right. 12 5/8" H x 9 3/4" W. All items mid 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with toning/acid burn to paper and liner. Not examined outside of frame. 2nd item: Overall toning with some areas of acid burn from old matte.
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