Roy Lichtenstein, ‘As I Opened Fire (Triptych) (Corlett App.5)’, 1964, Alpha 137 Gallery
Roy Lichtenstein, ‘As I Opened Fire (Triptych) (Corlett App.5)’, 1964, Alpha 137 Gallery
Roy Lichtenstein, ‘As I Opened Fire (Triptych) (Corlett App.5)’, 1964, Alpha 137 Gallery
Roy Lichtenstein, ‘As I Opened Fire (Triptych) (Corlett App.5)’, 1964, Alpha 137 Gallery
Roy Lichtenstein, ‘As I Opened Fire (Triptych) (Corlett App.5)’, 1964, Alpha 137 Gallery
Roy Lichtenstein, ‘As I Opened Fire (Triptych) (Corlett App.5)’, 1964, Alpha 137 Gallery

The complete set of three offset lithographs in colors, each on wove, 1966, from one of several editions of over 3,000 printed since 1966, published by the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the full sheets, with margins, each 638 x 525mm (25 1/8 x 20 5/8 inches. This triptych depicts the famous Roy Lichtenstein painting "As I Opened Fire", (1964) in the collection of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
Museum stamped verso
Measurements above apply to each print
Reference: The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein: A Catalogue Raisonné 1948-1997, Corlett, pg. 324, app. 5

Signature: Museum stamped verso.

Publisher: Printed by Drukkerij Luii & Co., Amsterdam and published by the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein: A Catalogue Raisonné 1948-1997, Corlett, pg. 324, app. 5

About Roy Lichtenstein

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.

American, 1923-1997, New York, New York, based in New York and Southampton, New York