Sidney Poitier #1 - London, 1965 by Brian Duffy


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The legendary Sidney Poitier was photographed by Duffy in 1961. The same year Poitier appeared in 'Paris Blues' and 'A Raisin In The Sun' for which he received widespread critical acclaim.

Poitier won an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1963 for 'Lillies In The Field' the first black actor to win that award and was nominated a second time. From 1997 to 2007, he served as the Bahamian Ambassador to Japan.

18" x 18" image size - Edition of 12 - Silver Gelatin print - Limited Edition Hand Signed

*Duffy prints are offered as both estate stamped and limited edition hand signed. All prices on our website reflect estate stamped prints. The value of hand signed prints have significantly increased as their editions sell. To purchase a limited edition hand signed print, please inquire with us for availability and pricing. 

The signed prints are signed on the front and each print is embossed with the Duffy Archive Estate Stamp. The unsigned prints also carry the embossed Duffy Archive Estate Stamp and were issued after Duffy’s death in 2010.*

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Acid free backing board - UV protection plexiglass - Black wood frame

Acid free backing board - 8-ply 100% Cotton rag matboard - Museum grade non-reflective plexiglass - Black stained ash hardwood frame