Note on Art

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Title

Note on Art

Subject

A note from LeRoy Neiman on artistic reference, specifically baccarat.

Description

This note from LeRoy Neiman gives a kind of narrative account of baccarat. Neiman made a series of works—including Desert Inn Baccarat and Baccarat, paintings both made in the early 1990s and widely distributed as posters and prints—depicting the subject. The note was most likely made in preparation for the artist’s memoir, All Told. 

Creator

LeRoy Neiman

Source

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

Publisher

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

Date

c. 1990-2011

Contributor

LeRoy Neiman

Rights

Property of the LeRoy Neiman Foundation; please consult the organization's archivist for further details.

Format

Image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

LN_Notes_1594

Coverage

New York (N.Y.) New York

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Big-Time Action
Shimmy bet vary – low $5 to $50,000 or more
Kidney shaped table – green baize
Croupier, who handles the dealt cards, sits or stands in the concavity of the
Two coupiers sit opposite him
A lookout
BACCARAT VEGAS STYLE or Cuban style
Baccarat get more action than Shimmy.
The house banks the game. ONE LONE PLAYER CAN PLAY
Best from $5 to $2,000 – 2,500 – 5,000 – 10,000
Two betting spaces at each end of the table
One marked Bank – the other PLAYERS
Players seat number
Several shills are used at Baccarat tables to stimulate action
The casinos edge in Baccarat will eventually get al the money in sight.
Well heeled, high rolling better and plenty of action. The casinos edge which it enjoys over the player will eventually earn all the money it needs

Original Format

Permanent marker on paper.

Files

LN_Notes_1594.jpg

Citation

LeRoy Neiman, “Note on Art,” LeRoy Neiman Foundation, accessed August 16, 2022, https://leroyneimanfoundation.omeka.net/items/show/141.