LeRoy Neiman Signed LE "Mickey Mantle" 42x44 Custom Framed Artist Proof (Beckett LOA)

Limited Edition #41/70

  • Lot number 3330094
  • Total bids 37
  • Winning bid $2,500.01
  • Buyer's premium $425.00
  • Total $2,925.01

Custom framed display measures 42" x 44" in size. Features a portrait artist proof lithograph that has been hand-signed in pencil by Leroy Neiman (D. 2012). The portrait has been hand-numbered limited edition #41/70. Please note portrait has some wrinkles on the edges and is hardly noticeable unless exposed to natural light.

Titled Mickey Mantle, issued in 1999, original, limited-edition portrait artist proof serigraph by noted artist Leroy Neiman, signed by the artist. Neiman has signed his name in graphite pencil in the lower right corner of the print., The lower left corner of the print is inscribed “A.P. 41/70” in graphite pencil. The renowned sports artist has captured a grinning Mantle as he slugs another home run, batting left-handed, with his Yankee teammates look on from the dugout. Neiman (1921-2012) was the 20th century’s most successful sports artist and painted this image in 1962. This limited-edition artist proof was produced in 1999 and is printed on white paper. There are slight wrinkles on the right margin of the print which are prominent when displayed near natural light. The print is displayed in a 42 x 44-inch black wood and glass frame. There is a small, approx. ½-inch white stain in the top left of the frame. This item comes with a LOA from Steve Grad of Beckett Authentication (A25589).

The lot / autograph(s) includes an official Beckett Authentication Services hologram and matching LOA for authenticity purposes.

Authentication: Beckett LOA

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