United States Olympic Committee, American, founded 1894 Search this
acrylic paint on canvas
48 x 60 x 1 1/2 in. (121.9 x 152.4 x 3.8 cm)
Athens, Periféreia Protevoúsis, Greece, Europe
An acrylic painting depicting people participating in Summer Olympic events. Some of the events depicted are rowing, archery, basketball, baseball, table tennis, track and field, lacrosse, shooting, Tae Kwon Do, cycling, badminton, soccer, an equestrian events, fencing, soccer, weight lifting, wrestling gymnastics, boxing and judo. At top center, partially obscured by the athletes are the words "United States" in blue and "USA" in red. At the center of the painting is a man running. He is holding an Olympic torch and wearing a gold medal on a blue ribbon. The painting is signed by Steve R. Allen at bottom right.