Elvin Bethea autographed limited edition print
This special lithograph of Elvin Bethea is part of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame series. Bethea, a defensive end, played 16 years with the Houston Oilers (1968-1983). He played in eight Pro Bowls, was All-AFC and All-Pro (second team) four times and held the franchise single season sack record with 16 and career record with 105. Bethea was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 3, 2003.
Only 50 limited edition prints, 5 artist's proofs and 15 inductee proofs were produced from artwork by Robert Hurst, the Official Artist to the Texas Sports Hall of Fame
. Bethea signed the prints during his Texas Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony February 2004. A certificate of authenticity is included with the print along with a photo of Bethea signing. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.Limited Edition Print
Edition size 50 with 5 Artist's Proofs and 15 Inductee Proofs
Signed and numbered
Autographed by Bethea
Signed on bottom border in pencil
12 3/4" x 19 3/4"
Above photo: Bethea signing the original painting at his 2003 Texas Sports Hall of Fame enshrinement banquet. Click to enlarge.