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Joe Louis
  • Art Kane
    1925–1995
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Lancaster, Kentucky, United States ; active: United States
  • Joe Louis, circa 1962
  • published in Esquire magazine, June 1962
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromogenic color print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.3 x 22.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/2 x 9 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0489.02
Description

Color print from slide. Close-up of African American man's fist. The man (identified as Joe Louis) is wearing a navy/black jacket. He is sitting in front of a brown background. The image is shot looking up at the man.