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Boxers (Joe Louis vs. Arturo Godoy)
  • Joseph Costa
    1904–1988
    born: Caltabellotta, Sicily, Italy ; died: Carmel, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Boxers (Joe Louis vs. Arturo Godoy), 1940
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.1 x 26.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 10 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0292
Description
Exhibitions

Black-and-white image of a boxing match shot from ringside. There are two male figures in shorts, gloves, and shoes shown full length behind ropes. The figure on the left (identified as Joe Louis) is striking the figure on the right.