Name: LOUIS, JOE CARTOON ARTWORK (1938-PRE SCHMELING II)
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. Joe Louis had the longest reign of any heavyweight champion spanning eleven years. His victories included Jack Sharkey, Max Baer, Max Schmeling, Billy Conn, and Jersey Joe Walcott. Offered here is original cartoon artwork of Joe Louis discussing the shadow cast on his career by Max Schmeling with his early knockout of Louis in 1936. Circa 1938 before their second meeting. Not artist signed, but believed to be by Ted Carroll.
Full description: This is original cartoon artwork on heavy artist paper. Bold, clear images. Bold color and print. Clean. Minor corner wear and creases. Wonderful likenesses of the fihgters. 13 1/8" x 18."
Size: 13 1/8 x 18
Categories: Cartoon Art - Louis, Joe - Schmeling, Max
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