Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts



Van Vechten, Carl. JOE BURK. 13 5/8 X 11 inches. Original photograph, 1940. Ttiled and dated and with the photographer's rubber stamp, verso, and with his blindstamp, recto. An unusually large Van Vechten print, in excellent condition. Joe Burk, 1914-2008, was an American oarsman and rowing coach. He was the Canadian and American single scull champion from 1937-1940, and was the leading member of the US rowing team for the 1940 Olympics, which were, however, canceled because of the war. He served in the US Navy during WWII, and went on to become a coach at Yale and U. of PA. 

Inv num: 10313


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