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Shipboard Girl, 1965

Color offset lithograph on paper
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Skinner

Edition size unknown, published by Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (Corlett, II.6).

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Edition size unknown, published by Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (Corlett, II.6).

Image size 26.125 x 19.25 in. (66.2 x 48.8 cm), framed.

Condition: Unobtrusive toning and mat burn, fading, not examined out of frame.
— The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or …

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Signed "rf Lichtenstein" in pencil l.r.
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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Skinner

Edition size unknown, published by Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (Corlett, II.6).

Image size …

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Edition size unknown, published by Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (Corlett, II.6).

Image size 26.125 x 19.25 in. (66.2 x 48.8 cm), framed.

Condition: Unobtrusive toning and mat burn, fading, not examined out of frame.
— The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or …

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Signature
Signed "rf Lichtenstein" in pencil l.r.
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.

Shipboard Girl, 1965

Color offset lithograph on paper
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