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This Is An Original 2007 Hand Signed Serigraph Titled "Adriano, World Champion Bull Rider On Little Yellow Jacket" By Famed Artist Leroy Neiman. This Piece Is Pencil Hand Signed By Leroy Neiman And Adriano Morales. The Detail Is Impeccable, And The Paper Surface Has A Detailed Shine Which Helps Make The Piece So Eye Catching. Beautiful Art Piece On Extra Thick Paper With Gorgeous Vibrant Colors. Paper Measures 35" X 43.5". Image Measures 28" X 37.5". Hand Signed And Numbered By The Artist. This Piece Is Numbered From A Limited Edition Of 350. Includes Certificate Of Authenticity From Knoedler Publishing. Comes Unframed. Over The Years Leroy Neiman Has Attended Many Events Featuring The Bull In Mexico, Spain And The U.S From Bull Dogging To Bull Fighting. With His First Bull Riding Experience He Was Captivated By The Vibrant Sights Both In And Out Of The Bull Riding Ring. He Observed The Enormous Bulls All Corralled Together And Was Transfixed By The Bull And The Rider Each Sizing One Another Up, Each Determined To Be The Best And To Be The Conqueror. Neiman Places Us In The Middle Of The Action Packed Arena In Adriano Morales - World Champion Bull Rider. He Captures The Ferocious Anger And Determination Of Little Yellow Jacket'S Massive One Thousand Seven Hundred And Fifty Pounds; Staccato Action; Hind Legs Rearing Up To Throw The Rider; While Adriano With Equal Determination And Prowess Holds Firm. Neiman Translates The Thundering Intensity Of Power And Skill As It Plays Out To The Pleasure Of The Spectator Packed Stadium. Older Than Time, The Battle Between Man And Beast Rages On. Once Again Leroy Neiman'S Mesmerizing Brush Stroke Captures The Eternal Quest For Superiority. Brazilian Adriano Morales, One Of The Most Successful Bull Riders In History, Has Won The Professional Bull Riders World Championship Three Times, Most Recently In 2006. He'S Been Named Champion Of The National Finals Rodeo And Winner Of The World Challenge, Making Him The Top Bull Rider In A Competition Involving Five Countries. Little Yellow Jacket Is The Only Bull In The History Of Professional Bull Riding To Capture The World Champion Bull Title For Three Years Running. He Made His Debut In Professional Bull Riding In 1999. At The End Of His Final Championship Year (2004), Little Yellow Jacket Had Comprised An Astonishing Record Of Being Ridden Only 11 Out Of 76 Attempts. We Are Pleased To Offer Adriano Morales - World Champion Bull Rider Hand Signed Serigraph By Leroy Neiman. Leroy Neiman Was Born In St. Paul, Minnesota, And Studied At The Art Institute Of Chicago, De Paul University, And The University Of Illinois. He Taught At The Art Institute Of Chicago'S School For Ten Years. Neiman Moved To New York City In 1963 When He Had His First One-Man Show At The Hammer Gallery. Since Then He Has Continued To Portray The People And Events Of The World He Knows Best, Or Which Intrigue Him Most. His Best-Known Works Are Sports Scenes, A Reflection, He Believes, Of The Fact That Sports Are Universally A Dominant 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. Some People Will Pronounce His Name Wrong And Spell It Nieman, But We Know Who They Are Talking About.

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Estimate $9,300 – $12,400
Starting Bid $3,100

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