Oscar Peterson, 1975

Image for Oscar Peterson, 1975
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Oscar Peterson, Canadian, 1925 - 2007
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 3/16 x 13 3/4 in. (23.4 x 35 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/4 x 13 13/16 in. (26 x 35.1 cm)
H x W (Matted): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Coconut Grove, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1975
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz pianist and composer Oscar Peterson at a performance in Coconut Grove, FL. He is photographed from the far end of the piano, with the open piano lid framing his face. He wears a dark striped suit and his eyes are closed.
Topic
African American
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.104
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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