History: Joe Louis was born on May 13, 1914 in Lafayette, Alabama. On June 22, 1937 he won the World Heavyweight Title from James J. Braddock. He retired after losing to Rocky Marciano on October 26, 1951. His final record was 63-3. Offered here is original cartoon artwork of Joe Louis done in 1937 after he won the heavyweight title. Signed by artist Hasen, the topic is the plan for Joe Louis after winning the title. The artists points out that madison Square Garden promoter Mike Jacobs plans to use Louis at least four times a year. This the artist captures with an image of louis being raised from an Egyptian tomb four times yearly.

Full description: This artwork has a terrific image of Joe Louis along with others involved with him including Mike Jacobs (promoter, Jack Blackburn, his trainer and John Roxborough, his manager. There is a stain along the top border which could easily be matted out. Sharp image. Clean. Rare. 14" x 16 1/2."

Size: 14 x 16 1/2

Categories: Louis, Joe - Artwork - Cartoon Art

Condition: excellent

Quantity: 1

Price: $350.00

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