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The boxer.

The boxer.

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Alternate Title:
Wild Cat.
Creator: Bolling, Leslie Garland, 1898- artist
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Date: [ca. 1930s]
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Description:
Leslie Garland Bolling (1898-1955), African American sculptor living and working in Richmond, Virginia.
Gift of Carl Van Vechten.
Title from sculpture and plate on base of sculpture.
Abstract:
A full-length standing figure of a boxer carved in wood by Leslie Garland Bolling. He incised the title "The Boxer" in the front edge of the surface on which the figure stands, and "Sept. 13th 33" and "LGBolling" on the back edge. A metal plate attached to the front of the base gives the title as "Wild Cat," the ring name of an unidentified boxer in Richmond, Virginia, who posed for Bolling.
Physical Description:
1 sculpture :
wood ;
38 x 16.5 x 20 cm
Rights:
Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.
No known restrictions
Curatorial Area: BEINECKE
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2013617
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