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    Negro League Original Paintings Lot Of 2. A fantastic pair of Negro League paintings featuring Rube Foster, Jackie Robinson and Satchel Paige. The Rube Foster Oil painting measure 24" x 24", and the Robinson/ Paige measures 24" x 18". Foster is known as "the father of black baseball", having been the greatest African American pitcher, and also ran the Negro National League. The painting shows expressive strokes and heavy thick accumulation of oil paint throughout. The second painting is a silhouette of Jackie Robinson and Satchel Paige. The black empty space symbolizing not only how much they stood out as pioneers in the until then white only game, but also as a metaphor for time lost in the major leagues. Artist Grant Smith has signed the front and back of each painting.


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    December, 2012
    2nd Sunday
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