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Neil Leifer. The Mouth That Roared - October 9, 1970

Neil Leifer.
The Mouth That Roared

October 9, 1970

Main SR only Anker
Dec 2020

Neil Leifer. ‘The Mouth That Roared, 1970’

Edition of 40
US$ 4,000
Edition: -
Availability: December 2020
Take your place ringside with the indubitable champion of boxing photography, Neil Leifer, as he pays tribute to the legendary Muhammad Ali in an exclusive set of fine art prints. Powerful, nuanced, and adept at finding openings others would never see: the unmistakable Leifer touch!

The Mouth That Roared, Miami Beach, October 9, 1970: “It was impossible to take a bad photograph of Ali,” said Neil Leifer. ”I would often see him doing this signature point in the ring, inspired by the Uncle Sam recruiting poster, almost saying, ‘I want you!’ to his opponents.” Fresh on the wave of his comeback, Ali got himself in great shape to fight Jerry Quarry on October 26 at the Municipal Auditorium in Atlanta, winning in three rounds.
  • Exclusive edition of 40 copies signed by Neil Leifer
  • Signed, titled, dated, and numbered on label on verso
  • Dye-sublimation print on ChromaLuxe aluminum panel, ready to hang
  • 100 x 100 cm (39.4 x 39.4 in.)

Photo by Neil Leifer © ABG-SI LLC

The photographer

Native New Yorker Neil Leifer began photographing sports events as a teenager. Over 160 of his pictures have appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and over 40 of his photographs have graced the cover of Time. He has published 17 books, and was one of two principal photographers in TASCHEN’s tribute to Muhammad Ali, GOAT—Greatest Of All Time and the illustrated edition of Norman Mailer’s The Fight.