ELEGANT PHOTOGRAPH, INSCRIBED BY DUKE ELLINGTON
ELLINGTON, Duke. Inscribed photograph. No place, no date. Print measures 7-1/4 by 8-1/4 inches. $1250.
Vintage photograph of Duke Ellington, inscribed: “To Willard Mulvany, Love You Dearly, Duke Ellington.”
Lovely portrait photograph of Ellington with a smile, wearing checkered jacket and striped tie. “Ellington combined a flair for orchestration with extraordinary gifts as a band-leader… Ellington is generally recognized as the most important composer in jazz history” (Grove, 137).
An elegant image.