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As I opened Fire, 1966

Offset lithograph
25 1/5 × 20 1/2 in
64 × 52 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€7,500 - 10,000
location
Zeist
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Van der Vorst- Art
Zeist
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Offset lithographs (3) in colors.
Each with publisher's copyright sign in printing block as well …

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Offset lithographs (3) in colors.
Each with publisher's copyright sign in printing block as well as with typographic print- and copyright note on verso.
One of the few hand signed series (signed in pencil)
On light gray offset cardboard.
Image size: 61 x 49,7 cm (24 x 19,5 in)
Sheet size: each 64,0 x 52,0 cm (25 x …

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Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Last panel hand signed in pencil
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Roy Lichtenstein
American, 1923–1997
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When American Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein painted Look Mickey in 1961, it set the tone for his career. This primary-color portrait of the cartoon mouse introduced Lichtenstein’s detached and deadpan style at a time when introspective Abstract Expressionism reigned. Mining material from advertisements, comics, and the everyday, Lichtenstein brought what was then a great taboo—commercial art—into the gallery. He stressed the artificiality of his images by painting them as though they’d come from a commercial press, with the flat, single-color Ben-Day dots of the newspaper meticulously rendered by hand using paint and stencils. Later in his career, Lichtenstein extended his source material to art history, including the work of Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso, and experimented with three-dimensional works. Lichtenstein’s use of appropriated imagery has influenced artists such as Richard Prince, Jeff Koons, and Raymond Pettibon.

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About the work
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Van der Vorst- Art
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Offset lithographs (3) in colors.
Each with publisher's copyright sign in printing block as well …

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Offset lithographs (3) in colors.
Each with publisher's copyright sign in printing block as well as with typographic print- and copyright note on verso.
One of the few hand signed series (signed in pencil)
On light gray offset cardboard.
Image size: 61 x 49,7 cm (24 x 19,5 in)
Sheet size: each 64,0 x 52,0 cm (25 x …

Read more
Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Last panel hand signed in pencil
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Roy Lichtenstein
American, 1923–1997
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When American Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein painted Look Mickey in 1961, it set the tone for his career. This primary-color portrait of the cartoon mouse introduced Lichtenstein’s detached and deadpan style at a time when introspective Abstract Expressionism reigned. Mining material from advertisements, comics, and the everyday, Lichtenstein brought what was then a great taboo—commercial art—into the gallery. He stressed the artificiality of his images by painting them as though they’d come from a commercial press, with the flat, single-color Ben-Day dots of the newspaper meticulously rendered by hand using paint and stencils. Later in his career, Lichtenstein extended his source material to art history, including the work of Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso, and experimented with three-dimensional works. Lichtenstein’s use of appropriated imagery has influenced artists such as Richard Prince, Jeff Koons, and Raymond Pettibon.

As I opened Fire, 1966

Offset lithograph
25 1/5 × 20 1/2 in
64 × 52 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€7,500 - 10,000
location
Zeist
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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