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Bill Gallo Original Drawing Mathews
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Bill Gallo Original Drawing Mathews
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We here at ARTS-N-Sports are PROUD to present ORIGINAL, EXTREMELY RARE and HARD TO FIND pieces of art by the late, great, legendary sports artist BILL GALLO.

Up for sale: You have seen the lithograph, now purchase the ORIGINAL from which it was made!!! “Eddie Mathews” is a Gorgeous ORIGINAL Pen and Ink DRAWING on Heavy Paper from the EXTREMELY POPULAR – “A Look Back – Series III” Lithograph set. Very rare to find an ORIGINAL Gallo. It is truly magnificent. Beautiful lines and image of Legendary Third Baseman of the Atlanta Braves. Has all corrections, white outs, transparencies, etc, everything you would find on an original piece of art made for newspaper or lithograph publication. Approximate Size of 10” x 10”.
These are not stock photos. The item pictured is the EXACT item you will be receiving. I have it in my possession, it is packed and ready to be shipped! The photos do not do it justice.

Gallo studied art in high school and after graduation got a job as a copyboy on with the New York Daily News in 1941. He stayed there for seven months, until he went away to the war. After returning from WWII, Gallo went to Columbia University and later to the School of Visual Arts, while continuing to work for the Daily News throughout his educational pursuits. Gallo was transferred to the Sports Department after a well-rounded education as a newspaperman in 1960. It was at this point that he began drawing sports cartoons, creating many popular characters including "Basement Bertha". Gallo has been a ten-time winner of the Reuben Award from the National Cartoonist Society. He has also been a twenty-time winner of the Page One Journalism Award from the New York Newspaper Guild. Additionally he has received the Power of Printing Award, the Segar Award (as outstanding Cartoonist in 1975), and the Achievement Award for Alumni from the School of Visual Arts. In recognition of Gallo's boxing column, he has also received the James J. Walker Award from the Boxing Writers Association, the Champions Award from the Downtown Athletic Club, and was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in 2001. On the night of Tuesday May 10, 2011, Gallo died from complications stemming from pneumonia. He was 88.

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