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Arthur Sheppard
Arthur Sheppard "Tom Molineaux First Exhibition" Original Oil Painting C.1930

Circa 1930

$2,650

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Arthur Sheppard "Tom Molineaux First Exhibition" Original Oil Painting C.1930 Original oil on canvas Dimensions 39" wide x 30" high The frame measures 42.5" wide x 33.5" high Signed in the lower right corner Thomas "Tom" Molineaux, sometimes spelled Molyneaux, was an African-American boxer and possibly a former slave. He spent much of his career in Great Britain and Ireland, where he had some notable successes. He arrived in England in 1809 and started his fighting career there in 1810. Born in Kent, England in 1875. At age 12 Sheppard entered the South Kensington Art School. While a teenager he came to the U.S. and settled in NYC where he painted scenery for the Metropolitan Opera. Later he had studios in Chicago, San Francisco (1905), and Los Angeles. For eight years he worked for Paramount Studios. During the 1920s he traveled widely while studying art in Paris, London, and Rome. Returning to Hollywood, he painted portraiture and famous boxing matches. A great opportunity!

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  • Creator
    Arthur Sheppard
  • Creation Year
    Circa 1930
  • Dimensions
    Height: 33.5 in. (85.09 cm)Width: 42.5 in. (107.95 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU137826900062

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