The White Hope - GEORGE BELLOWS
Lithograph, 1921, Mason 96, edition 50. 15 1/8 x 18 3/4 in. Signed on the stone, lower left. Signed in pencil, "Geo Bellows, E.S.B." (This superb, lifetime impression is from the estate of the artist and was signed by Emma Story Bellows, the artist's widow.) The margins are full and the condition is fine. Jack Johnson was the first African American heavyweight champion and is pictured here beating Jim Jeffries in Reno.
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