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LeRoy Neiman was an artist who specialized in painting sporting events. His book, An American in Paris, is part of the Upton Bell Collection at UMass Lowell Libraries in O'Leary Library, 2nd Floor Special Collections and includes an inscription.
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Awards won by LeRoy Neiman
American Athletic Union Award of Merit, 1976
American Academy of Achievement Gold Plate Award, 1977
Muscular Dystrophy Association Lifetime Achievement Award, 1986
Bicentennial Laureate of the Order of Lincoln, 2009
An American in Paris
An American in Paris by
Call Number: N 6537 .N39 A4 1994
Publication Date: 1994-08-01
LeRoy Neiman, known for his sports paintings, portrays here his impressions of Paris. He depicts the monuments, museums, nightlife, parks and grand boulevards, and recalls - in words and pictures - his feelings upon first encountering the city as a GI cook during the Liberation of Paris in 1944.