The Godfather of Soul "Brother James to All"

Image for The Godfather of Soul
Created by
Muhammad Ali, Jesus, American, born 1949
Printed by
J M A Master Prints Incorporated, American
Owned by
Brown, James, American, 1933 - 2006
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 27 15/16 x 22 in. (71 x 55.9 cm)
Type
portraits
posters
Date
1991
Description
A color poster of a painting of James Brown. He is wearing a purple shirt and a brown jacket. He is looking upward at a star filled night sky and smiling. The poster has a white border. Written in black text at the bottom of the poster is “The Godfather of SOUL” and “Brother James to All.” The artists signature and copyright information is printed on the bottom right corner of the poster.
Topic
African American
Funk (Music)
Soul (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2008.7.8
Restrictions & Rights
© Jesus Muhammad-Ali. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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