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Sam Rabin versus Black Eagle (1934)

William Patrick Roberts

oil on canvas

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Sam Rabin versus Black Eagle (1934)





Oil, Canvas

Physical Object Description:

Fight between Sam Rabin versus Black Eagle in a wrestling ring, one of the opponents is just about being thrown out of the ring. A Study, owned by estate John David Roberts is held at Tate Briatin store.


43.5 × 33.3 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1954

Ownership history:

Stephen Tennant (1906-1987); Sir Edward Marsh (1872-1953); by whom bequeathed to the Contemporary Art Society; presented to National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1954

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