Lot 23

Folk Art Painting of Boxers - Corbett and Mitchell

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Folk art painting of boxers. James 'Gentleman Jim' Corbett and English Heavyweight champion James Mitchell in the famed contest of 1893. Mitchell was widely acknowledged as the best barroom fighter in the world. Oil on wall board. American, circa 1900. Frame: H 32" W 27-1/2". Board: H 26-3/4" W 23". Provenance: Removed from the back-bar of a Rhode Island speak-easy. Condition: Excellent with minor imperfections. Copy and paste link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/scqxxhjkyguq0kd/AABVivhaiKU0mk_0q9XCdggQa?dl=0

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