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Auction: American & European Paintings & Prints Auction
was auctioned on: 3 February 2012
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Continental School, 20th Century Portrait of Jack Johnson (1876-1946)Continental School, 20th Century Portrait of Jack Johnson (1876-1946)

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Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:  US$2,963
Lot number 573, Views: 26

Continental School, 20th Century Portrait of Jack Johnson (1876-1946) Signed "Mercedes B. de Garimaldi" within the cast, sitter identified on a presentation plaque, foundry stamped "FUNDACION "RADAELLI" on the reverse. Bronze with dark brown patina, 14 x 9 x 7 in. (35.6 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm), mounted to a marble plinth. Condition: Minor abrasion to the reverse. N.B. John Arthur ("Jack") Johnson was the first African American boxer to win the world heavyweight title on December 26, 1908 against Canadian Tommy Burns in Australia.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Skinner
Title: American & European Paintings & Prints Auction
Date of the auction: 3 Feb 2012
Address: Skinner
Park Plaza 63
02116 Boston, MA
United States
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