BILLIE HOLIDAY (plus Verve 50th postcard)

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Date of Printing:       1992   • Medium:      Photograph, RC print (B&W)         • Subject Category:  Photography - Art     • Signed:              Unsigned       Period • Created:     Post-Modern (1950 - 1999)            • Plate Size HxWxD cm:     21.3 x 16.9    • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm:        24.1 x 18       • Style:           Original Vintage       • Print on Verso:      Blank on verso         • Condition:  Good  • Edition Type:  Original Print• Paper Type:            Resin Coated Photographic Paper           • Framed:       Unframed

This is a portrait of the legendary singer BILLIE HOLIDAY taken by famed photographer Herman Leonard.Record company info sticker on verso.Glossy resin coated paper.Note that there are two vertical red wax pencil crop-marks on this photograph, due to it having been used by a newspaper in their layout design.This is NOT a digital scan or print, but an original print developed in the dark room -- using classic techniques. Condition is GOOD.Please see photos.Record company sticker on bottom by Verve logo, and on verso.

We are inlcuding a rare postcard issued in 1992 by Verve of THE COMPLETE BILLIE HOLIDAY ON VERVE box.

This print is part of our classic JAZZ MASTERS series of jazz & blues musicians.These were used as promotional photographs issued by their record companies, and sometimes were printed by the photographer themselves.