"Black Boxer" by George Dureau

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"Black Boxer" by George Dureau

6,500.00

Oil and pencil on paper painting by George Dureau (New Orleans, 1930–1912) depicting a black boxer and signed "dureau" in center. From the 1970's. Acquired directly from artist by Jane Stubbs Books & Prints.

Dimensions are framed: 37.25" h x 30.38" w

Dureau was one of the most celebrated New Orleans artists of the 20th century.  His portraits of outsiders, including black athletes, amputees, and dwarves were seminal and influenced Robert Mapplethorpe and others.

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