Dempsey And Firpo
Painting - Prints On Demand
PD: Reproduction of 1924 oil on canvas painting by George Bellows: b. 1882 d. 1925. American painter of urban and city life - noted for his paintings of boxers. This painting depicts Jack Dempsey being knocked through the ropes by Luis Angel Firpo. Dempsey known as the " Manassa mauler " and Firpo as the " Bull of the Pampas ". Dempsey eventually won the fight by knocking out Firpo in an historic boxing match with both fighters being on the canvas several times.
August 30th, 2012
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