Happy birthday to George Bellows, born on this day in 1882. Renowned for his paintings of clandestine boxing matches, this lithograph portrays the September 14, 1923 match between Jack Dempsey and his rival Luis Firpo. The oil on canvas version of this image is in the collection of the @whitneymuseum. George Bellows (American, 1882–1925). Dempsey through the Ropes, 1923 #TheMet #GeorgeBellows
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