Ray Bryant, 1979

Image for Ray Bryant, 1979
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Bryant, Ray, American, 1931 - 2011
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. (35 x 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 x 10 1/16 in. (35.4 x 25.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1979
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician and composer Ray Bryant posing in front of a piano in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The portrait is shot across a piano behind which Bryant poses. Bryant smiles broadly and wears a light colored camp shirt. He is lit from the side with much of the photo in shadow.
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
2012.164.99
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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