American, b. 1935

Sign Bearers

1963, oil on canvas
signed and dated Lloyd G. McNeill 1963 lower right
48 x 31 7/8 in., frame: 49 3/4 x 33 3/4 in.

  • Provenance: Property of Dartmouth College; Property of a Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts Collector.
  • Notes: American modernist painter Lloyd McNeill is celebrated for his figurative art from the 1960s and his talent as a jazz flutist. In 1963, he was the first person to receive a Masters of Fine Arts degree from Howard University. After graduating from Howard, he spent a year at Dartmouth College as the Artist-In-Residence, during which time he painted Sign Bearers . Following his time at Dartmouth, McNeill moved to Paris to study at L'Ecole des Beaux Arts. Upon returning to the US, he had a varied and successful career as a jazz musician, artist, and arts educator.
  • Condition: Overall in fine, stable condition. UV examination reveals a handful of small areas of inpainting, primarily along lower edge; stable craquelure of leg of leftmost figure.

    Please note: All property is sold "AS IS" and any statement, whether oral or written, is given as a courtesy and shall not be deemed as a guarantee, warranty, or representation of the authenticity of authorship, physical condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, provenance, exhibitions, literature or historical relevance of the property or otherwise. The absence of a condition report does not imply the item is in perfect condition.

Accepted Forms of Payment:

Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer


A list of recommended shippers can be found on our website. Please contact the shipper directly to get quotes and to make arrangements for them to pick up your items at our gallery. The shipper should contact us to make an appointment to pick up the items and purchasers should also call the gallery to authorize release of the items to the shipper.

May 1, 2022 11:00 AM EDT
Boston, MA, US

Grogan & Company

You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 25% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

View full terms and conditions

Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $999 $100
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 + $10,000