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2006 New Orleans Jazz Festival Poster - Fats Domino by James Michalopoulos - Numbered

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2006 New Orleans Jazz Festival Poster - Fats Domino by Michalopoulos - Numbered

2006 New Orleans Jazz Fest poster by James Michalopoulos featuring Fats Domino playing piano in the French Quarter.
Limited edition fine art print.
12,500 numbered posters on archival paper, 20" x 36".    
Numbered  6373 / 12,500
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation credits appear on bottom edge.

Condition: Poster is in stunning, new condition.  Framed until photographed above and stored flat in frame until sold.

Will ship in sturdy triangle tube with tissue cushioned ends.  May require some relaxing after shipping.
 

The original publisher Art4Now website description:

 Rockin' to New Orleans by James Michalopoulos

 Thirty-second in the series. If there's a living symbol of all that makes New Orleans great and unique, it's Antoine "Fats" Domino. His debut million-selling 1949 single, "The Fat Man" (derived from his nickname) is considered by many to be the first rock & roll record ever. Fats went on to become the second largest-selling rock & roll star of the 50's and early-60's, behind only Elvis. He had 35 Top-40 singles from 1955 through 1963, on his way to selling more than 65 million records.

 Michalopoulos' portrait of Fats was embraced as strongly as his previous portraits of Dr. John (JF98), Louis Armstrong (JF01) and Mahalia Jackson (JF03). With a richly-colored sampling of the graceful buildings that line the old city drawing the viewer's eye towards an improbably balanced Fats pounding and tickling his piano into submission, this work sums up the man, his city, its music and their place in our hearts. A classic subject, masterfully executed by one of America's great figurative artists, this was the first Jazz Fest poster produced after water topped the levees. Along with Fats' improbable rescue from the roof of his home, this poster proved that no mere force of nature can change the soul of a great city.

 Editions:
12,500 numbered posters on archival paper, 20" x 36"
3,500 Artist-signed & numbered prints on 100% Rag paper, 21" x 38"
1000 Remarques, double signed & numbered prints on 100% Rag paper, 22" x 40"
500 C-Marques, double signed & numbered canvasses, 26" x 40"


  • Item number: 777790
  • More items by: Domino, Fats
  • Format: POSTERS and ARTWORK
  • Music Genre: JAZZ





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