£375.00 On Sale

Oilstick, graphite and mixed media on original ledger sheet.
Circa: 1879-1880
Size: 27cm x 42cm
Date: 2020

From a series of 5 drawings of the bareknuckle fighters from the 18th century. All drawings are on original ledger sheets. One drawings is a delegation of the ex slave Bill Richmond whose improbable rise from slavery to superstardom came almost 100 years before Jack Johnson, the 1st black heavyweight.