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    1975 Tennis Original Painting by LeRoy Neiman. Neiman's ebullient impressionistic style has enjoyed decades of popularity among the general male population since his buddy Hugh Hefner gave him his start at Playboy, and he quickly became synonymous with sports art, creating program covers for Heavyweight Championship fights, the Indy 500 and the World Series. But we still find ourselves near the very beginning of his wider acceptance in the rarefied air of galleries from Soho to Beverly Hills, suggesting the real pricing boom is still around the corner.

    Those believing that Neiman's path will mirror those of fellow illustration artists Norman Rockwell and Gil Elvgren will see tremendous opportunity here, in this classic Neiman work that features both his frenetic brush strokes and his odd but effective color palette choices. Oil on board measures 9.5x28" and is signed and dated to 1975 by the artist at lower left. Framed to a museum-quality 21x39".


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    May, 2016
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