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    Gene Benson Original Ron Lewis Painting. Noted sports artist Ron Lewis created an early 1990's series of thirty Negro League paintings which were then translated into Fine Art Postcards. Presented here is his beautiful portrait of Gene Benson , who was unquestionably among the best players of his era. He was an outstanding outfielder, and a mentor to Jackie Robinson in his quest to eradicate the color barrier. Benson is captured fielding a goundball in center, the rich reds, and complementary greens create a stunning composition. The acrylic on board artwork is signed dated at lower right by the artist, and measures 9x12".


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    August, 2009
    23rd Sunday
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