Jack Johnson vs. Sam McVey - Pair of Beautiful pieces of Large Pastel artwork by Robert Carson
Jack Johnson vs. Sam McVey
April 22nd, 1904 in San Francisco, California
4 years before he would win the World's title from Tommy Burns a 26 year-old Jack Johnson was busy defending his American Black Heavyweight Title against an 18 year-old Sam McVey for the 3rd time in a year in San Francisco. Johnson would win all three fights in 20 rounds each against the teenager and future Hall of Famer but would purposely avoid him for the rest of his career. Johnson claimed McVey hit harder then anybody he ever fought and he admitted ducking him as McVey matured into his body.
2 large pieces of artwork by acclaimed artist Bob Carson commemorating the 1904 battle between Jack Johnson and Sam McVey for the Coloured Heavyweight Title of the World.
Robert Carson (1940-2008)
Original artwork. Artwork is mounted on matte-board. To be matted and framed by you as desired. This is the most beautiful piece of artwork I have ever seen from this particular artist.
SIZE - This is two separate pieces. Each measures about 26x40 inches. Slightly larger as mounted. Pieces will be removed or trimmed from the larger white backing board shown in the picture when shipped.
CONDITION - About EX condition with some general wear.
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