Professionally Framed & Matted, Lithograph out of the book, Plate Signed after the artist, Size Approx. 21 x 17 In. // LeRoy Neiman (born Leroy Leslie Runquist, June 8, 1921 ? June 20, 2012) was an American artist known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings His best-known works are sports scenes, a reflection, he believes, of the fact that sports are a dominant universal force. He was the official artist for ABC-TV at the Olympic Games in 1972 and 1976, and at the Winter Olympics of 1980. Neiman's work has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the world, including the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and the Hermitage in Leningrad.