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    Description

    Ted Williams (American, 1925-2009).
    Untitled
    Gelatin silver print
    8" x 10"
    No place, circa 1950s

    On verso stamped "Photograph by Ted Williams". An unidentified African-American man, standing outside and wearing a suit, hat, and glasses. He is holding a cigar and reaching into his inner coat pocket with his other hand.

    Much of Ted Williams' photograph was inspired by his love of jazz music in the 1930s and 1940s. Upon moving to Chicago, he was able to photograph some of the era's most iconic jazz musicians, from Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington to Louis Armstrong and Aretha Franklin. His work appeared in famous publications such as Newsweek, Look, Ebony, and Time magazine.

    Condition: Very good condition, with little to no wear.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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