LeRoy Neiman (American, 1921 – 2012)
Satchmo Louis Armstrong, 1976
Serigraph on paper
Signed to the lower right
Both highly acclaimed and criticized, Neiman is internationally known for his bright, bold, semi-abstract Impressionistic depictions of sporting events, athletes, and prominent public figures. He studied art and painting at the Art Institute of Chicago, De Paul University, and the University of Illinois. He was an instructor at the Art Institute of Chicago for ten years. His works are represented in the permanent collections of numerous prestigious institutions, including the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.; the Print Club of Albany; Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art; University of Wyoming Art Museum; The National Art Museum of Sport, Inc.;Tucson Museum of Art, and the Hermitage in Leningrad, among many others.
- significant toning and discoloration to paper; seam where mats are joined to the center; gaps to joints of frame; chips, scratches, and finish loss throughout frame.
- measures frame; image measures 38.0" W x 26.0" H.