Artist's description:

My beloved Black Lucille, bought for me without me knowing while attending a Guitar show in Penrith England. A lovely surprise, presented on my birthday.

B.B. King's first "Black Lucille" The story behind the Black Lucille
B.B.’s first “Lucille” was a Gibson L-30. He rescued it from a nightclub fire in Twist, Arkansas, and named it after a woman in the club. King told Jazzweekly.com, “One night, two guys started to fighting and one knocked down one of them containers [kerosene barrels, for heating the club] and it was already burning with kerosene and so when it spilled onto the floor, it looked like a river of fire and everybody started to run for the front door – including B.B. King.

“But when I got on the outside, I realized then that I had left my guitar on the inside. So I went back for it. The building was a wooden building and burning rapidly. It started to collapse around me and I almost lost my life trying to save my guitar. So the next morning, we found out that these two guys that were fighting were fighting about a lady that worked in the little dance hall. We learned that her name was Lucille. So I named the guitar Lucille to remind me to never do a thing like that again.”

Materials used:

Giclee

Lucille (2014)

$194.32

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This artwork is sold by Graham Hawcroft from Slovenia

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