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William Claxton Furniture

American, 1927-2008

William Claxton, a native of Pasadena, California, is a world-renowned photographer of jazz musicians. He is best known for establishing the visual concept for West Coast Jazz photography, the photographing of musicians in natural and healthful settings associated with the California lifestyle. Musicians photographed by Claxton include such legends as Duke Ellington, Shorty Rogers, Dave Brubeck, Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Bill Evans, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk.

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Judy Garland, Las Vegas, NV (Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore!)
By William Claxton
Located in New Orleans, LA
This is classic Judy, the iconic performer in one of her familiar concert poses. Judy Garland was one of the legendary performers of the 20th Century and an inspiration to the LGBTQ...
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1960s Contemporary William Claxton Furniture

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Silver Gelatin

"Let's Get Lost" Original US Film Poster
By William Claxton
Located in London, GB
Original US film poster for Bruce Weber's 1988 Jazz documentary about the life of the Jazz trumpeter Chat Baker. The image used on the poster was taken by the American photographer ...
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1980s American Vintage William Claxton Furniture

“Let's Get Lost” 1989 U.S. Mini Film Poster
By William Claxton
Located in New York, NY
Original 1989 U.S. mini poster by William Claxton for the documentary film “Let's Get Lost” directed by Bruce Weber with Chet Baker / Carol Baker / Vera Baker / Paul Baker. Very good...
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1980s American Vintage William Claxton Furniture

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Paper

Coleman Hawkins
By William Claxton
Located in New York, NY
Gelatin silver print Titled in pencil, verso William Claxton copyright stamp in black ink, verso This photograph is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City. Born in Pasadena, ...
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Mid-20th Century Other Art Style William Claxton Furniture

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Silver Gelatin

Peggy Moffitt and William Claxton, The Rudi Gernreich 'Book'
By Peggy Moffitt, William Claxton
Located in London, GB
First edition, published by Rizzoli, New York , 1991 Discover the true extent to Rudi Gernbreich deep-rooted influence upon the fashion world. A master of form and shape, comfort ...
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Late 20th Century American William Claxton Furniture

William Claxton Silver Gelatin Print of Peggy Moffit, Signed and Dated
By William Claxton
Located in Los Angeles, CA
We have a very nice an important photo of the well known artist William Claxton of Peggy Moffit in Rudi Gernreich's Topless Swimsuit" This photo was part of a friend Ray Jacob 1928- ...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern William Claxton Furniture

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Paper

Very Rare John Altoon Poster Photographed by William Claxton
By William Claxton
Located in Los Angeles, CA
John Altoon (American, 1925-1969) was a Los Angeles artist and founding member of the Los Angeles "Ferus Group" / "Cool School." This very rare exhibition poster from 1964 features a...
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1960s American Modern Vintage William Claxton Furniture

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Paper

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George Williams Brass Band, New Orleans (Ebony Lounge)
By William Claxton
Located in New Orleans, LA
"George Williams Brass Band by the Ebony Lounge" is one of four photographs by William Claxton issued as part of Taschen's deluxe edition of Jazzlife. The limited art edition of 1,00...
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Late 20th Century Photorealist William Claxton Furniture

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Let's Get Lost 1989 U.S. Mini Film Poster
By William Claxton
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Original 1989 U.S. mini poster by William Claxton for. Very good-fine condition, rolled. Please note: the size is stated in inches and the actual size can vary by an inch or more.  
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1980s American Vintage William Claxton Furniture

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"Let's Get Lost" 1989 U.S. Film Poster
By William Claxton
Located in New York, NY
Original 1989 U.S. poster by William Claxton for. Very good-fine condition, rolled. Please note: the size is stated in inches and the actual size can vary by an inch or more.    
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1980s American Vintage William Claxton Furniture

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Paper

William Claxton Furniture for sale on 1stDibs.

William Claxton furniture is available on 1stDibs for sale. These distinctive objects are frequently made of paper and designed with extraordinary care. There are many options in our William Claxton Furniture collection, although gray editions of this piece are particularly popular. In-stock we have 5 vintage editions of these items, while there is also 0 modern edition to choose from. Many of William Claxton's original furniture was created in the Modern style in the United States during the 20th century. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by Richard Amsel, Herb Ritts and Norman Rockwell. The prices for William Claxton Furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. Price for these items starts at $174 and tops out at $4,200, while pieces like these can sell for $1,112.

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