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Reflections on Girl (from Reflections Series), 1990

Lithograph, screenprint, relief, and metalized PVC collage with embossing
38 1/2 × 48 1/2 in
97.8 × 123.2 cm
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A.P. 13/16. Heritage Auctions is pleased to feature a major work by Roy Lichtenstein, Reflections …

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A.P. 13/16. Heritage Auctions is pleased to feature a major work by Roy Lichtenstein, Reflections on Girl, 1990. The print is in the iconic style of Lichtenstein with punchy primary colors, ben-day dots, and heavy black outlines. Lichtenstein used a cliché image of a 1960s female beauty that he found in a comic book …

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Signed, dated, and numbered in pencil lower right
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Published by Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, New York
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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.

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A.P. 13/16. Heritage Auctions is pleased to feature a major work by Roy Lichtenstein, Reflections …

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A.P. 13/16. Heritage Auctions is pleased to feature a major work by Roy Lichtenstein, Reflections on Girl, 1990. The print is in the iconic style of Lichtenstein with punchy primary colors, ben-day dots, and heavy black outlines. Lichtenstein used a cliché image of a 1960s female beauty that he found in a comic book …

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Signature
Signed, dated, and numbered in pencil lower right
Publisher
Published by Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, New York
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.

Reflections on Girl (from Reflections Series), 1990

Lithograph, screenprint, relief, and metalized PVC collage with embossing
38 1/2 × 48 1/2 in
97.8 × 123.2 cm
Bidding closed
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