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Still Life with Pitcher and Flowers, from Six Still Lifes, 1974

Lithograph ans screenprint in colors on Rives BFK paper
30 1/8 × 45 1/8 in
76.5 × 114.6 cm
Edition 99/100 + 10AP
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Co-published by Multiples, Inc. and Castelli Graphics, New York Printed by Styria Studio, New York

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Co-published by Multiples, Inc. and Castelli Graphics, New York Printed by Styria Studio, New York

Condition Report: Foxing spots; scattered handling creases to the margins; attenuation to the yellow. Floated and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 40.75 X 54.25 Inches

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Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil lower right, with printer's blindstamp
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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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Co-published by Multiples, Inc. and Castelli Graphics, New York Printed by Styria Studio, New York

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Co-published by Multiples, Inc. and Castelli Graphics, New York Printed by Styria Studio, New York

Condition Report: Foxing spots; scattered handling creases to the margins; attenuation to the yellow. Floated and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 40.75 X 54.25 Inches

Signature
Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil lower right, with printer's blindstamp
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.

Still Life with Pitcher and Flowers, from Six Still Lifes, 1974

Lithograph ans screenprint in colors on Rives BFK paper
30 1/8 × 45 1/8 in
76.5 × 114.6 cm
Edition 99/100 + 10AP
Bidding closed
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