Float like a Butterfly, 1971

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Float like a Butterfly1971silver gelatin fibre based print46 x 66 in. / 34.5 x 48 in. / 20 x 30 in.Edition of 50 + 2 A.P.
Signed and numbered
Printed later

This work is available in the following sizes (paper size):
46 x 66 in.
34.5 x 48 in.
20 x 30 in.

'Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee' was the famous slogan Ali used to chant with his cornerman Bundini Brown. Taken in 1971 at the famous 5th Street Gym in Miami, this portrait shows Ali as he was prepared for his first of three fights with Joe Frazier (Smokin Joe) by his great trainer Angelo Dundee. Billed as the Fight of the Century, it took place at Madison Square Garden in New York. The final line of the slogan was appropriately 'RUMBLE, YOUNG MAN, RUMBLE'

Contemporary,Photography