Right to the Jaw

Mahonri M. Young1926

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York City, United States

Statuette of two shirtless men boxing on a rectangular base; lean, muscular figures, one figure bends forward, holding body in arch while he throws a punch with proper right hand; other figure reels back and tries to block punch with raised proper right arm.Condition: Good


  • Title: Right to the Jaw
  • Creator Lifespan: American, 1877-1957
  • Creator Nationality: American
  • Date Created: 1926
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/363/Right_to_the_Jaw
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Signed: Inscribed on top of base, front left: "©" and "MAHONRi /NO 2" and "[fingerprint]"
  • Markings: Stamped, left edge of base, near front corner: "C. Valsuani (seal)"
  • Inscribed: Inscribed on top of base, front right: "MARio KORBEL"
  • Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 9 in. (36.8 x 52.1 x 22.9 cm)
  • Collection: American Art
  • Artist: Mahonri M. Young
  • Accession number: 28.422

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