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Fish and Sky, from Ten from Leo Castelli portfolio, 1967

Screenprint on gelatin silver photographic print to three-dimensional lenticular offset-lithograph, affixed to white composition board with window mount
11 1/8 × 14 in
28.3 × 35.6 cm
Edition 176/200
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Published by Tanglewood Press, Inc., New York/Maurel Studios, New York

Ed. 176/200 (there were also …

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Published by Tanglewood Press, Inc., New York/Maurel Studios, New York

Ed. 176/200 (there were also 25 artist's prints lettered A through Y)

Condition Report: Heavy wear with scattered losses to the extreme right and upper edges. Print Grade: 6/10. Mounted and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 24 X 20.5 …

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Signed and numbered in pencil on mount
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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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Published by Tanglewood Press, Inc., New York/Maurel Studios, New York

Ed. 176/200 (there were also …

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Published by Tanglewood Press, Inc., New York/Maurel Studios, New York

Ed. 176/200 (there were also 25 artist's prints lettered A through Y)

Condition Report: Heavy wear with scattered losses to the extreme right and upper edges. Print Grade: 6/10. Mounted and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 24 X 20.5 …

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Signature
Signed and numbered in pencil on mount
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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.

Fish and Sky, from Ten from Leo Castelli portfolio, 1967

Screenprint on gelatin silver photographic print to three-dimensional lenticular offset-lithograph, affixed to white composition board with window mount
11 1/8 × 14 in
28.3 × 35.6 cm
Edition 176/200
Bidding closed
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