Lot #2174
Howlin' Wolf Oversized Original Photograph

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Estimate: $2500+

Description

Oversized original 14 x 11 silver gelatin photograph showing Howlin' Wolf with Andrew Blue Blood McMahon (electric bass) and Johnny Jones (piano) during an energetic performance at Silvio's in Chicago in January 1964, taken by Raeburn Flerlage. Reverse bears a "Raeburn Flerlage / ASMP" credit stamp and pencil captions. In fine condition. Raeburn Flerlage (1915-2002) was a photographer known for capturing the blues and folk scenes in 1960s Chicago, documenting the likes of Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Odetta, John Coltrane, and Bob Dylan.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels of Modern Music
  • Dates: #636 - Ended May 19, 2022