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Roy Lichtenstein

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November 17, 10:15 PM GMT


1,200,000 - 1,800,000 USD

Lot Details


Roy Lichtenstein

1923 - 1997

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incised © rf Lichtenstein, dated '84, numbered 3/6, with the foundry mark (on the base)

painted and patinated bronze

48¼ by 42 by 10 in.

122.6 by 106.7 by 25.4 cm.

Executed in 1984, this work is number 3 from an edition of 6.

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
James Goodman Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above in 1985 by the present owner 

Exh. Cat., New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Roy Lichtenstein: Bronze Sculpture 1976- 1989, 1989, p. 15 (text); pp. 70-71, illustrated in color 

Exh. Cat., New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (and traveling), Roy Lichtenstein, 1993-1994, p. 327 (text); pp. 334-335, illustrated in color 

Exh. Cat., Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art (and traveling), Lichtenstein: Sculpture & Drawings, 1998-2000, no. 98, pp. 17, 34-35 and 53 (text), p. 149, illustrated in color 

Exh. Cat., La Triennale di Milano (and traveling), Roy Lichtenstein: Meditations on Art, 2010, pp. 246-247, illustrated in color 

Exh. Cat., Venice, Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova, Roy Lichtenstein Sculptor, 2013, no. 127, n.p., illustrated in color