Wednesday, February 20, 2019

MASTER OF THE BELVOIR HUNT, by Leland Neff. Chronicle of the Horse 1-2019

Leland Neff is an internationally renowned artist and photographer. He brings an unusually gifted precision of craftsmanship to the canvas with a luminance and vitality that emerges into animated paintings with profound results
Neff is know for his equestrian, animal and portrait paintings. He shows in galleries nationwide and has had a long, successful career in editorial, advertising and fine art. "Painting horses has always been a special jot to me." he said.
His fine art shows on three continents, was well as at his own gallery in Saratoga Spring,New York. In the fashion world, he has photographed and drawn major European and American collections, and his work has appeared in leading magazines and newspapers such as GQ, Vogue, The Washington Post, The New York Times and Fortune.
Neff opened the Leland Neff Fine Art Gallery and Leland Neff School of Fine Arts and is developing it into a cultural center on his 140-acre farm in upstate New York. He also has eight horses on his farm.
Neff has donated portraits to Old FriendsEquine, the Countryside Alliance and the Retired Racehorse Training Project.
"Master of the Belvoir Hunt" is an 18" x 24" oil on birch plywood.

Chronicle of the Horse, January 2019