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Roy Ferdinand (New Orleans, 1959-2004) ink, pencil, and paint on paper painting depicting a saxophone player standing on a street corner near a tip box reading "If you Like what you hear drop in a Tip… If you can't spare it jus listen, What you drop, you get" Signed and dated Roy Ferdinand (copyright) 99, lower right. Housed and mounted in a contemporary wooden frame. Sight: 28" H x 22" W. Framed: 32" H x 26" W. Biographical note: Self-taught artist Roy Ferdinand was known for portraying the street life and characters from some of New Orleans toughest neighborhoods. He died of cancer at the age of 45.
PROVENANCE: The personal collection of former Folk/Outsider Art dealer Jamie Teal, Nashville, Tennessee; acquired directly from the artist.
CONDITION: Overall good condition with light creasing and wear to edges. Float mounted. Frame in overall good condition, some grime on interior of glass.