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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Horace Silver, American, 1928 - 2014  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (35 x 23.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 10 1/16 in. (35.5 x 25.5 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician and composer Horace Silver playing piano during a performance in Miami, FL. Silver is photographed from a low angle and slightly behind and to the right. The image is mostly in shadow with Silver's face and arms the only part in light. He is hunched over slightly with his hands on the keys. His hair hangs in front of his face and he wears a patterned button up shirt.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.122
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5eb054519-6cb9-4ac4-847e-914a58384ed9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.122