Jean Pierre LeLoir, Late 1940's -Early 50's, Original Vintage Photograph of Lionel Hampton, [SOLD]
Jean Pierre LeLoir, Late 1940's -Early 50's, Original Vintage Photograph of Lionel Hampton, [SOLD]
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Jean Pierre LeLoir, Original Vintage Photograph of Lionel Hampton, 9.5" by 7", full bleed, glossy b &w print, likely late 40's/ early 50's, very good+ , with light edge wear, shallow crease to bottom left corner, tape ghosting to bottom edge of verso, with Leloir's stamp to verso and autograph annotations. Over a long career, French music photographer, Jean Pierre LeLoir (1931-2010), was celebrated for his documentation of the golden age of chanson in his native France, and for his revealing portraits of visiting jazz, rock and blues luminaries. He had an instinctive gift for capturing musicians in informal, unguarded moments, and is perhaps best known for his back-stage and concert photographs of Otis Reading and Jimi Hendrix, taken at their historic appearance at the Olympia Theatre in Paris, 1966-67. This marvelous early LeLoir photo, a candid shot of a sweat-drenched Lionel Hampton at the vibes, is scarce and in collectible condition. J1936 [SOLD]

Jean Pierre LeLoir, Late 1940's -Early 50's, Original Vintage Photograph of Lionel Hampton, [SOLD]
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