Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 107. ROY LICHTENSTEIN | WHITE BRUSHSTROKE I .

A Stroke of Genius: Property from a Private Collection


Auction Closed

June 30, 01:51 AM GMT


20,000,000 - 30,000,000 USD

Lot Details



1923 - 1997


signed and dated '65 on the reverse 

oil and Magna on canvas 

48 by 56 in. 121.9 by 142.2 cm.

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC#348)

Irving Blum, Los Angeles (acquired from the above in 1965)

Christie's New York, 4 May 1993, Lot 31 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above sale)

Gagosian Gallery, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above 

Diane Waldman, Roy Lichtenstein, New York 1971, n.p., pl. 135, illustrated in color 

John Coplans, Roy Lichtenstein, New York 1972, p. 45, illustrated 

Lawrence Alloway, Roy Lichtenstein, New York 1983, p. 41, no. 38, illustrated

Janis Hendrickson, Lichtenstein, Cologne 1988, p. 44, illustrated in color 

Exh. Cat., Milan, La Triennale di Milano, Roy Lichtenstein: Meditations on Art, 2010, p. 212 (text), and p. 215, illustrated in color

Gianni Mercurio, Roy Lichtenstein: Kunst als Motiv, Cologne 2010, p. 215, illustrated in color 

New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Roy Lichtenstein: Brushstrokes & Ceramics, November - December 1965

New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Roy Lichtenstein, September - November 1969

London, Royal Academy of Arts; Cologne, Museum Ludwig; and Madrid, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Pop Art, September 1991 - September 1992, p. 127, no. 84, illustrated in color

New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art; The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Munich, Haus der Kunst; Hamburg, Deichtorhallen; and Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Roy Lichtenstein, October 1993 - September 1995, p. 162, no. 132, illustrated in color, and pp. 156-157 (text) (Munich, Hamburg, and Brussels only)