Lot #2180
Muddy Waters and James Cotton Original Photograph

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Estimate: $1000+


Original 10 x 8 silver gelatin photograph of Muddy Waters and James Cotton performing together at the Down Beat Jazz Festival in Chicago on August 14, 1965, taken by Raeburn Flerlage. Reverse bears a "Raeburn Flerlage / ASMP" credit stamp and pencil caption. In fine condition, with a light horizontal bend. 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