The artwork on the side of a residential building shows the Indian wearing a basketball jersey with tattoos on his face, arms and neck.
Birds attorney Gary Salle told CNN that his famous client did not like the similarity.
"Larry's only problem with the mural was the clouding of his image and his 'mark' by attaching tattoos to his body," said Salle, adding that he had a picture of the artwork last Friday received from Bird.
CNN turned to Muck but did not hear anything.
"He wears colors that match the colors of the building," Muck said to WISH. "For me, it was aesthetically perfect, I also felt like painting Larry Bird, then painting Larry Bird in Indianapolis."
"Other than that, I did not try to paint a prestigious chic piece," she added . " I also enjoy my work and make people laugh somehow.
Muck told WISH that the owner of the apartment building in Indianapolis had muraled her for the Bird.
Salle told CNN that Muck, after having "worked through several issues in a series of texts and phone calls," agreed had to modify the mural to remove any tattoos other than the word "Indiana" on Bird's left forearm. [1
" Larry's & # 39; brand & # 39; is not tarnished, and Jules' mural preserves some of the nervousness she desires in her work, "he said.
Bird is a three-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics, winning three consecutive NBA MVPs He was a 12-time NBA All-Star and a two-time NBA Finals MVP, and returned to the NBA as head coach of the Indiana Pacers and later as President of the Pacers for basketball operations after ending his playing career in 1992. 19659006] Muck's work was not challenged for the first time, according to WISH.
Muck's painting of rabbits in a restaurant in Indiana received mixed reviews last year and was eventually removed, according to WISH.