This legendary nightspot is a study in contrasts. Its very name implies the slave trade, yet the Cotton Club was a whites-only establishment… right in the middle of Harlem. A mainstay of the Prohibition Era, the club had a brief revival in Manhattan’s theatre district in the mid-1930s. Its entertainment fodder was basically a musical revue, and Duke Ellington (and his Cotton Club Orchestra) often appeared there with dancer Mildred Dixon.
Medium: Watercolor on Stretched Canvas
Size: 24” x 36”
Framed Price : $2000 (Available)
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