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Purvis Young Painting Basketball Players



A Purvis Young painting on found plywood panel of a group of basketball players with outstretched arms reaching high for the ball. Colorfully and loosely painted with exaggerated proportions to the arms and legs with the jump ball. Bold signature on top. Purchased directly from the artist in the 1990s.


  • Creator
    Purvis Young (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 44.5 in. (113.03 cm)Width: 22.5 in. (57.15 cm)Depth: .25 in. (6.35 mm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    wear to edges of found plywood.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU897920309492

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    $45 Standard Shipping
    to Continental US, arrives in 6-18 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Pomona, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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