Item #50-0321 The Athlete (for the 1976 Olympics – XXI Olympiad). Leonard Baskin.

The Athlete (for the 1976 Olympics – XXI Olympiad).

New York: Kennedy Graphics, 1974. Distributed graphics by Alan Wofsy Fine Arts. Lithograph in seven colors on Vélin d'Arches paper. Image: 104.1 x 54.6 cm. Paper: 105 x 75 cm. Edition of 200. Signed and numbered by artist. Fern & O'Sullivan, 637. This is one of 15 original prints published by Kennedy Graphics by different artists to commemorate the 1976 Olympics. They were published in 1974 and then reproduced as posters for the 1976 Olympics.

Baskin wrote about this work: "The athlete is caught up in the great struggle of the Olympiad – ruminating on the endless stress, the pushing on, that last puissant drive is the breaking point . . . " Item #50-0321

Price: $600.00

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