LeRoy Neiman Serigraph "Moby Dick," circa 1979
LeRoy Neiman (American, 1921 – 2012)
Moby Dick, circa 1979
Serigraph on paper
Signed to lower right; signed and dated in plate
Pulled from Moby Dick Or, The Whale by Herman Melville
Published by The Artist’s Limited Ed., Mount Vernon, New York
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.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- minor toning to sheet; minor wear and finish loss to frame.
- measures the frame; image size 8" W x 4.5" H.