Featured Fine Art Photograph of the Month

Original Jerry Garcia Autographed Sketch With Historic Fine Art Photograph

Original Jerry Garcia Autographed Sketch With Historic Fine Art Photograph

Image of Jerry Garcia waving taken at Belvedere Street Studio, San Francisco, July 1969. Hand-signed by Baron Wolmn, the first photographer for Rolling Stone Magazine. A fine art archival pigment print. © Baron Wolman

Framed with an original Jerry Garcia sketch.

Signed and inscribed page "Live Long & Prosper, Jerry Garcia" with Garcia adding a rare "Stealie/Deadhead" logo in black ballpoint. Garcia would add the famous Star Trek reference as a pun to his Doctor treating him in 1992 for his cigarette addiction. Sketches from Garcia are quite rare and this is the first we have seen with a Grateful Dead logo.

Page measures approx. 7" x 6".

Jerry Garcia's sketch and signature has been authenticated by PSA DNA and accorded a grade level of 10 - ' Gem - aesthetically beautiful in terms of placement and representative of the common/traditional autograph patterns of the person. ' Jerry Garcia signed sketch framed with photograph measures approx. 27" x 35 1/4".

Featured Fine Art Painting of the Month

Sinatra

Sinatra

Original acrylic on canvas.

Hand signed by the artist, Alison Lefcort

Measures approx. 24" x 24" gallery wrapped.

"A bit of a star-gazer" is how Allison Lefcort describes herself…painting since early childhood, Lefcort has never lost sight of the stars. From Lefcort’s first exhibition in New York City, at the age of seventeen, to her most recent tour of Japan, Lefcort’s works have been displayed in some of the most prestigious museums and fine art galleries in the world.

In 1996 Lefcort was commissioned to create the portrait of the First Lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Senator Clinton was presented this portrait during the Women’s Leadership Forum of the Democratic National Committee.

Lefcort has painted recipients of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (The Grammy’s) Humanitarian Award including Sting, Phil Collins, Tony Bennett, Quincy Jones, Natalie Cole, Luciano Pavarotti, Gloria Estefan, Bonnie Raitt, David Crosby, and Stevie Wonder. These portraits currently hang in the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences offices in Los Angeles.

Lefcort’s paintings are part of the permanent collections of The Walt Disney Company, Universal Studios Orlando, Warner Brothers Studios, Viacom’s MTV & VH1, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres, Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Her Royal Highness Queen Noor of Jordan, Luciano Pavarotti, Deborah Gibson, Dionne Warwick, Tears for Fears, and The Indigo Girls.

© Allison Lefcort

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