Lot 1719* - Z41 Photography - Saturday, 03. December 2016, 10.00 AM

HOEPKER, THOMAS (1936).

(1936)
Ali praying in the ring before the title fight against Brian London, 6th August 1966. Original photograph.
Silvergelatine print on Agfa paper. Vintage. 1966.
27,5 x 38 cm.
On the reverse photographer's stamp. Under passepartout.

Only known vintage print of this very rare shot.

Literature:
Hoepker, Thomas. Big Champ. Muhammad Ali photographed. New York, 2015 (illustration pg. 20-21).
Pohlmann, Ulrich (Hrsg.). Thomas Hoepker Photographien 1955-2005. München, 2005 (illustration pg. 66).

Provenance: Swiss private property.

CHF 4 000 / 6 000

€ 3 510 / 5 260

Sold for CHF 16 100 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.