Drawing, Josephine Baker / Columbia, 1930
Parisian artist Paul Colin perfectly captured the rhythm of Josephine Baker and her fellow dancers in posters for La Revue Nègre at the Theatre Champs-Élysèes as well as for Columbia Records, as seen in this drawing. His work helped to create a sensation around the singer, whose career blossomed after her arrival in Paris in 1925.
It is credited
The Collection of Richard H. Driehaus, Chicago.
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Its dimensions are
Framed H x W x D: 111.8 × 82.6 × 3.8 cm (44 in. × 32 1/2 in. × 1 1/2 in.)
It is signed
Josephine Baker had modest success in New York, but enjoyed enormous popularity and prosperity in France with La Revue Nègre and La Folie du Jour at the Follies-Bergère Theater. This recording of...
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.