BILLIE HOLIDAY (ca. 1945) Autographed photo$2,500.00
[New York, ca. 1945] Vintage original 10 x 8″ (25 x 20 cm.) black-and-white print still photo. Originally had damage to some margins with others trimmed away, but image and autograph intact (paper conservation done to address this issue). Photo now presents cleanly, although with scattered internal creases, very good-.
A very scarce Billie Holiday autographed portrait from fairly early in her career. Later portraits from the 1950s on show increasing signs of the terrible effects of her years of drug addiction. Sold on request with a COA letter.