Cast in bronze, this three-piece suite of sculptures includes: “Pulling Up,” a jockey on a horse in mid stride; “Male Jockey,” a male jockey standing with hand on right hip; and “Female Jockey,” a standing female jockey. This suite is part 91 of an edition of 100 and is mounted on a wooden base.
On plaque: “LeRoy Neiman/HORSE RACING SUITE/Gift of Jay S. Levey”.LeRoy Neiman (1921-2012) was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago where he later taught for ten years. He moved to New York City and had his first one-man show in 1963. He is known primarily for his colorful paintings of athletes, sporting events, and celebrities. His works are in museums and private collections all over the world. The Library owns another of Neiman’s works, “Carousel.”
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Pulling Up: 23.5 x 24 in., including base
Male Jockey: 18 x 5.5 in., including base
Female Jockey: 18 x 5.5 in., including base