• Country Music Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2276

    Country Music Sale

    3 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 119

    LES LEVERETT

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    LES LEVERETT
    Group of four portrait photographs of country stars including Grandpa Jones, Porter Wagoner, Stan Hitchcock, and Jimmy C. Newman, inscribed by the artists to Leverett, signed and stamped on the verso by Leverett.
    11x14in. (4)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


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    Please note that the signed photograph of George Hamilton IV is to be sold with lot 120.


    Pre-Lot Text

    It was a pair of Civil War binoculars that initiated Les Leverett's interest in photography. "Borrowing" these binoculars from his father, Les created a home made projector with which he projected self-drawn comic strips on his bedroom wall. After serving in the United States Army Les went on to The Texas College of Photographic Art in San Antonio, Texas. Les Leverett's photographs have been seen on hundreds of album covers, in many books, magazines, newspapers and videos. Some of the many accolades Les has received include a Grammy for best album cover, and Billboard Magazine's Best Country Cover.