Lot #7163
Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller Signed Photograph

The larger-than-life stride pianist
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Estimate: $600+


The larger-than-life stride pianist

Jazz musician (1904–1943) known for his inimitable stride piano style and standards such as ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’’ and ‘Honeysuckle Rose.’ Uncommon vintage matte-finish 7.75 x 9.75 three-quarter-length photo of Waller in a handsome suit and smoking a cigarette, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To my Boy, Dr. Rush...Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller.” Quadruple-matted and framed to an overall size of 15 x 17. In fine condition, with silvering to darker portions and a surface tear near hat area. An early photo of the scarce Waller. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Music And Entertainment
  • Dates: #488 - Ended November 17, 2016

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