Note on Art

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Title

Note on Art

Subject

A personal note from LeRoy Neiman on artistic reference, specifically Spanish Romanticist Francisco Goya and bullfighting.

Description

This note from LeRoy Neiman provides a list of artistic references, particularly work from artist Francisco Goya; a preponderance of the pieces cited depict bullfighting. 

Neiman made a collection of works engaging bullfighting and bull dodging including, Adriano, World Champion Bull Rider On Little Yellow Jacket, which was widly distributed through Knoedler Publishing as posters and prints. That said, the majority of Neiman's works were rendered on site, with the artist both sketching and painting contests in the flesh as well as using these live materials for studio-based paintings. (Neiman attended many bull events accross the US as well as in Spain and Mexico.) This note then provides insight into the artist's more art historical interest in the animal and the sport, but should not be seen as total.

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.

Relation

Notes

Format

Image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

LN_Notes_2334_01; LN_Notes_2334_02

Coverage

New York (N.Y.) New York

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

prisons and madhouses
Goya
“Interior of a prison” 1793-94
prison “Yard with Lunatics” 1794
“The madhouse” 1812-13
tauromagnia
ritual-rite
[?] bullfighter
July 1824 shortly before death
in Paris he painted “suerte de vara” Bullfight
bloody
Died 1828 /

The rite ritual
corrida toros
heroic torero
fate – luck
Flamenco – tauromauchy
on stage
[…]

Original Format

Pencil and pen on paper.

Files

LN_Notes_2334_01.jpg
LN_Notes_2334_02.jpg

Citation

LeRoy Neiman, “Note on Art,” LeRoy Neiman Foundation, accessed October 28, 2021, https://leroyneimanfoundation.omeka.net/items/show/225.