The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Man teaching boys to box]

Object Details

Title:

[Man teaching boys to box]

Artist/Maker:

Unknown maker, American

Culture:

American

Date:

about 1920–1930

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.739.187

Dimensions:

24 × 19.1 cm (9 7/16 × 7 1/2 in.)

Copyright:

Status undetermined.

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Object Description

A man with two boys, appearing to teach the boys how to box. Both boys have one fist extended towards the other. The man is pointing to the younger boy's arm.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.