11 Neiman LeRoy / Matador 117


Description: MG0700
Artist Neiman LeRoy, 1921 - 2012, New York
LeRoy Neiman (8. Juni 1921 in Saint Paul, Minnesota als LeRoy Leslie Runquist- 20. Juni 2012 in New York) was an US painter and famous for his colorful sport paintings.
Title Matador
Year 1965
Description Decorative print depicts a Matador. From the serial" A Playboy Portfolio".LeRoy Neiman (born Leroy Leslie Runquist, June 8, 1921 – June 20, 2012) was an American artist known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and screen prints of athletes, musicians, and sporting events.Neiman was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the son of Lydia Sophia (née Serline) of Braham, Minnesota and Charles Julius Runquist, who were married in 1918, and living at Grasston, Minnesota (Kanabec County) in 1921. He was of Swedish descent. His father deserted his family, and when his mother married his stepfather, John L. Niman (Neiman) in 1926, LeRoy changed to the new surname as well. His mother divorced Neiman about 1935, and married for the third time in about 1940, to Ernst G. Hoelscher, of St. Paul. She died in St. Paul, Minnesota, November 14, 1985, at age 87 years. LeRoy was raised in the Macalester-Groveland, and Frogtown neighborhoods of St. Paul. The home he lived in the longest, from about 1940 to about 1955, still stands at 569 Van Buren Avenue, in St. Paul.
Place of Publication New York
Dimensions 58 x 42
Technique Color print
  • Number: 1170458 (MG0700)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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