Baker, Josephine. (1906-1975)
Signed Walery of Paris vintage sepia postcard photograph of the legendary entertainer shown in a sexy costume, boldly signed "Josephine Baker" and dated 1932 in black ink. 10 x 15 cm. Corners nicked or creased, a few stray marks to margins, else in fine condition.
Baker was most noted as a singer, while in her early career she was a celebrated dancer. She was given the nicknames the "Black Venus" or the "Black Pearl", as well as the "Créole Goddess" in anglophone nations, while in France she has always been known in the old theatrical tradition as "La Baker."