Jack Johnson, the first African American to Win the World Heavyweight Championship modeled for Arthur Lee’s ‘The Ethiopian’ which won the gold medal in 1915 at the Panama – Pacific International Exposition after showing in 1913 in New York at the Armory Show.
WHO WE ARE?
In 2012, Robin A. Lee, Grandson of Arthur Lee, set up The Arthur Lee Private Foundation and charitable Trust with the purpose of educating the public about the life and the works of Arthur Lee.
WHAT WE DO?
Through preservation, presentation, and interpretation of the Collections of Arthur Lee, The Foundation oversees all production of a limited number of casts made from plasters by Arthur Lee to expand and strengthen his connection with the public, through loans, gifts and sales.