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Stately and striking, this original oil painting on canvas from esteemed artist Robert Stephen Simon features his signature use of chiaroscuro lighting and memorializes the most celebrated American sports figure ever - Babe Ruth. Measuring 36x48" and 43x55" in its frame, the "Sultan of Swat" is centered while being surrounded by fellow Yankee legends including Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford. It is signed "Robert Stephen Simon 1990" on the bottom right and includes a gold plaque on the bottom with the engraving: "Sultan of Swat by Robert Stephen Simon."
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