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ItemID: #44537
Cost: $650.00

Photograph inscribed

Nathaniel Adams 'King' Cole


COLE, Nathaniel Adams ("King"). Photograph inscribed. New York: General Artists Corporation, circa 1945. Resin-coated silver gelatin photograph, image measuring 7-1/2 by 8-3/4 inches; matted, entire piece measures 11 by 14 inches. $650.

Publicity photograph of a youthful Cole, inscribed" “To Rudy, Best Always, Nat King Cole.”

Cole founded the King Cole Trio in 1936, and rose to stardom with "It's Only a Paper Moon" (1945), "The Christmas Song" (1947), "Nature Boy" (1948), "Mona Lisa" (1949) and "Too Young" (1951). The velvet baritone recorded over 900 tunes.

Photograph clean, signature bold and bright.

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