Dizzy Gillespie, 1973

A digital print of jazz musician and composer Dizzy Gillespie playing trumpet during a performance in New York City. The photo is from an extreme low angle, and looks up at Gillespie's face between his arms. He wears a pair of sunglasses in which the audience is reflected. There is a double border printed around the image, the inner border is grey and the outer border is black, both are about 1/4 inch thick.

Object Details

Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Dizzy Gillespie, American, 1917 - 1993
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W (Image): 13 7/16 x 10 11/16 in. (34.2 x 27.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 19 x 12 15/16 in. (48.2 x 32.9 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
digital prints