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Django Reinhardt

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Original 11x17” watercolor portrait of Django Reinhardt as featured in The Art of the Affair: An Illustrated History of Love, Sex, and Artistic Influence. Framed as shown in alternate images. Comes with a copy of the book signed by the illustrator.

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As he appears in the text:

“Born in Belgium in 1910 and raised mostly on the road, Django Reinhardt was a self-taught guitarist. After losing two fingers in a caravan fire at age eighteen, he had to reteach himself. He never learned to read or write, but his songs, blending Roma musical traditions with jazz, remain some of the most influential of the twentieth century.”

Read more about The Art of the Affair, by Catherine Lacey and Forsyth Harmon. ︎︎︎