LeRoy Neiman Serigraph "Johnny Bench, the Catcher," Circa 1989
LeRoy Neiman (American, 1921 – 2012)
Johnny Bench, the Catcher, circa 1989
Serigraph on paper
Signed to the lower right margin
Numbered 212 of 250
Artist’s watermark to the center right margin
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.
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- toning and lightly scattered flecks of accretions to print and paper; small spots of discoloration to paper at the margins of sheet; slight creases to paper along the edges of sheet.
- measurements of sheet; image measures 19.0" W x 38.5" H.