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NEIMAN, LeRoy (1921 - 2012), Painter, muralist, printmaker, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
NEIMAN, LeRoy (1921 - 2012), Painter, muralist, printmaker, illustrator

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American, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 8 June 1921, in St Paul, Minnesota; died 20 June 2012, in New York City.

Painter, muralist, printmaker, illustrator and writer. Portraits, athletic subjects, landscapes, genre scenes and interiors

LeRoy Neiman was born and raised in a working-class neighborhood of St Paul, earning pocket money by painting grocery store windows. He served as a cook in the US Army

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