[Armstrong, Louis. (1901–1971)] Gottlieb, William. (1917–2006)

Original Photograph - Signed by Photographer

Original William Gottlieb black and white photograph of the great Satchmo, circa 1946-48; printed circa 1979.     Gottlieb, who has signed his name and added a copyright symbol to the lower left, has captured a perspiring Satchmo in mid-performance, his horn raised to his lips.  In fine condition.  Sight: 10.25 x 13.25 inches (26 x 33.6 cm.); framed to 16.75 x 20.75 inches (42.5 x 52.7 cm.).  Literature: The Golden Age of Jazz, Pomegranate Artbooks, 1995, p. 100.

"Gottlieb was not taking pictures; he was photographing music.  Again and again, he catches the precise moment when the musician's face is suffused with effort and emotion and beauty: the music is there." - Whitney Balliett (19559)

Signed Photograph