LEROY NEIMAN HAND SIGNED "LEROY NEIMAN," IN BOLD BLUE INK AND ALSO SIGNED IN PLATE, AMATEUR ATHLETIC UNION OF THE UNITED STATES, OFFSET LITHOGRAPH, 19 X 24, BEAUTIFUL MULTI-COLORED, 1976 ACTION IMAGE OF MEN RUNNING TRACK HURDLES. IN FINE CONDITION.
Leroy Neiman (1921-2012) was an American artist known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and art depicting athletes, musicians, and sporting events. He was designated the outstanding sports artist in America by the Amateur Athletic Union in 1976 and was also awarded the Olympic Artist of the Century Award in 1979. His work is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian, the Whitney Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the State Hermitage Museum in Russia, Wadham College at Oxford and in museums and art galleries the world over, as well as in private and corporate collections.