Auction 87 HEBREW & JUDAIC PRINTED BOOKS
Jan 16, 2020
USA
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(ANGLO-JUDAICA - BOXING).
Aby Belasco.
Half-length engraved portrait. G. Sharples (illustrator) and ...

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(ANGLO-JUDAICA - BOXING).
Aby Belasco.



Half-length engraved portrait. G. Sharples (illustrator) and R. Cooper (engraver).
Pasted to mat. 13 x 21 cm. Rubens, Jewish Iconography 108.
London: c. 1820
Born in 1797 and one of four Jewish boxing brothers, Abraham Belasco (commonly called Aby Belasco) had the most success among his siblings. He began his professional career in 1817 and, according to the Pugilistica, "was in his day a boxer of superior talent." He died in 1830.
Born in 1797 and one of four Jewish boxing brothers, Abraham Belasco (commonly called Aby Belasco) had the most success among his siblings. He began his professional career in 1817 and, according to the Pugilistica, "was in his day a boxer of superior talent." He died in 1830.

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