LeRoy Neiman, known for his colorful impressionistic paintings of sporting events, died recently at the age of 91. Neiman, with his distinctive handlebar mustache, was a fixture at ringside for many of boxing's biggest fights. Muhammad Ali was a frequent subject of Neiman's work.
Earlier in his life, Neiman fought in World War II, participating in both the invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge.
LeRoy Neiman Dies at 91; Artist of Bold Life and Bright Canvases - by William Grimes, The New York Times