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Tony Fitzpatrick (b. 1958)
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARJORIE AND HARVEY FREED
Tony Fitzpatrick (b. 1958)

Muhammad Ali

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Tony Fitzpatrick (b. 1958)
Muhammad Ali
inscribed The Greatest/The Last Champ, the Mountain/ There won't be Another/ for God or Allah or us/ Muhammad Ali around frame
colored pencil and acrylic paint on wood and slate
13 ½ x 9 ½ in.
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Lot Essay

I read about Tony Fitzpatrick in the Chicago Tribune one day and set out immediately to meet him in his hometown of Villa Park on the outskirts of Chicago. He later became an excellent printmaker and collagist, using cultural detritus of all kinds as source material. I always felt lucky to have purchased this early piece featuring Muhammad Ali and rendered on an old fashioned school-style framed slate. -M.F.

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