Portrait of Charlie Parker and Tommy Potter, Three Deuces, New York, N.Y., ca. Aug. 1947
Platinum print. 11 x 14 inches with Photo files hand stamp and copyright notice in a unknown hand on verso. 1947; printed 1972.
Dynamic portrait of Charlie Parker and Tommy Potter, performing in New York. Some surface striations at the top and bottom left hand margin, push pin dents along four corners. William P. Gottlieb (1917-2006) was an American photographer best known for his classic photographs of the leading performers of the American Jazz scene in NYC in the 1930s and 1940s. Charles Parker Jr. (1920-1955) nicknamed "Bird" or "Yardbird", was an American jazz saxophonist, band leader and composer. Provenance; Frank Driggs.