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Created by:
Louis H. Draper, American, 1935 - 2002  Search this
Subject of:
Joyce Bryant, American, born 1928  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 1/8 x 8 7/8 in. (33.3 x 22.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 13/16 x 10 13/16 in. (35.1 x 27.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1978
Description:
A gelatin silver print of Joyce Bryant in front of an upright piano. She sits on the piano bench and faces the viewer while resting her arm on the piano's music desk. Also on the music desk are booklets of sheet music, including "My Lord and Master" and a Billie Holliday "Lady Sings the Blues" anthology. Partially obscured by Bryant is sheet music featuring the image of a European classical composer wearing a periwig. More sheet music is stacked on the piano's top. Above the piano, and dominating the top half of the photograph, is a large print of Joyce Bryant.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nell Draper-Winston
Object number:
2013.66.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Louis Draper Archive
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd560ca40b2-278f-438d-ae35-9c66d15cc137
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.66.2