DAVIS, Miles.

Signed postcard photograph of Miles taken at Salle Pleyel, Paris, 1969.

Paris: Editions Admira, 1989 Stock Code: 123134
£1,850.00
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Signed by Miles on his last European tour

Fine example of the great trumpeter's signature, signed "Miles" boldly across the image in thick-nibbed marker pen, the looping flourishes of the signature framing his torso and face. This is a superb image of Miles - captured at Salle Pleyel by the Magnum photographer Guy de Querrec - lit from below, trumpet poised on lips, watching from the wings with a brooding intensity.

The recipient has pencilled on the verso "Signée le 16.07.91 (Festival du Jazz) Aéroport de Nice. Très difficile à obtenir". Miles died on 28 September 1991 and this card dates to his final European tour, when he appeared at Montreux and at the Festival du Jazz in Nice.

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Description

Commercially produced postcard photograph (150 x 115 mm).

Condition

Excellent condition.

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