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Price Realized: $30,000 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2489 Lot 202
HERMAN LEONARD (1923-2010)
A comprehensive 3-part portfolio comprised of 30 (of 30) photographs from Leonard's series Images of Jazz. Selenium-toned silver prints, the images measuring 16 1/4x12 1/2 inches (41.3x31.8 cm.), and smaller, and the reverse, the sheets 20x16 inches (50.8x40.6 cm.), each with Leonard's signature, title, negative date, and edition notation, in ink, on recto. Elephant folio-sized black silk-covered clamshell boxes (3), each with Leonard's black-stamped signature on the cover, and the black-stamped portfolio number on the spine; each with the colophon, with Leonard's facsimile signature, twice, and the edition notation 9/30; contents loose as issued; all housed in a matching standing slipcase. ONE OF 30 COPIES. New Orleans, Louisiana: Self-published, 1948-60 and 1991; printed 1998
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000
Volume I. Chet Baker, 1956 * Duke Ellington, 1958 * Stan Getz, Birdland, 1949 * Billie Holiday, 1949 * James Moody, 1951 * Fats Navarro, Royal Roost, 1948 * Charlie Parker, Birdland, 1949 * Bud Powell, Birdland, 1949 * Buddy Rich, 1954 * Sarah Vaughan, Birdland, 1949.
Volume II. Art Blakey, Club St. Germaine, 1958 * Ray Brown, 1948 * Ella Fitzgerald, Downbeat, 1949 * Dizzy Gillespie, Royal Roost, 1948 * Johnny Hodges, Brasserie Lipp, 1958 * Quincy Jones, 1955 * Gerry Mulligan & Zoot Sims, 1955 * Frank Sinatra, 1958 * Sonny Stitt, 1953 * Lester Young, 1948.
Volume III. Louis Armstrong, 1960 * Clifford Brown, Birdland, 1948 * Nat King Cole, 1949 * Miles Davis, 1991 * Billy Eckstine, Royal Roost, 1948 * Dexter Gordon, Royal Roost, 1948 * Thelonius Monk, Minton's Playhouse, 1949 * Max Roach, 1950 * Art Tatum, 1955 * Dinah Washington, 1955.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $30,000