Horse Racing Suite

Description

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 original 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.”

These small sculptres are not currently on display.

Rights

In Copyright http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Physical Dimensions

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

Files

Horse-Racing-by-Neiman.jpg

Citation

Neiman, LeRoy, 1921-2012, “Horse Racing Suite,” Skokie Public Library History, accessed December 2, 2022, https://skokielibraryhistory.omeka.net/items/show/30.

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