Vintage ballpoint signature, “To a swell but confusing gentleman, Bud Powell, (Piano).” on an off-white 5.5 x 3.5 card. In very good condition, with uniform toning, light rippling, mounting remnants on reverse, and mild contrast to the signature and inscription. Originating from the collection of Gaston Criel, the noted French poet, writer and jazz enthusiast in Paris's famed St. Germain des Pres jazz scene.
Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
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