May 11, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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Bobino - Josephine Baker

Promotional poster featuring American performer Josephine Baker at the Bobino Theatre in Paris, France, circa 1975, 45-1/2 x 30-1/2 in., color lithograph, photograph by Guy Ventouilac, framed

Note: Missouri native Josephine Baker (Born Freda Josephine McDonald; June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was a dancer, civil rights activist, and French resistance agent who predominantly spent her career in Europe. A symbol of the Jazz age, Baker performed at the Bobino until her death at age 68. For her efforts in the French resistance, she was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur.

Provenance:A New York Corporate Collection

Condition:

not examined out of frame, frame with scuffing

Estimate: $50 - $100
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$30
05/11/2018

 

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