Lot 110
  • 110

Roy Lichtenstein

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300,000 - 400,000 USD
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Description

  • Roy Lichtenstein
  • Sunrise
  • signed twice and dated '65 twice on the reverse
  • porcelain enamel on steel
  • 22 1/2 by 36 in. 57.2 by 91.4 cm.
  • Executed in 1965, this work is from an edition of 15.

Provenance

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC# 242)
Galleria Sperone, Turin
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

“There is something humorous about doing a sunset in a solidified way, especially the rays, because a sunset has little or no specific form. It is like the explosions. It’s true that they may have some kind of form at any particular moment, but they are never really perceived as defined shape…It makes something ephemeral completely concrete.”
Roy Lichtenstein
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