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Tea Set, set of six works, 1984

Glazed ceramics
5 1/2 × 9 1/2 × 5 in
14 × 24.1 × 12.7 cm
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Published by Rosenthal Limiterte Kunstreihen, Germany

Unnumbered prototype

Condition Report: Mild …

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Published by Rosenthal Limiterte Kunstreihen, Germany

Unnumbered prototype

Condition Report: Mild surface dust; mild scuffs to the underside at the rim; a few mild scattered scuffs to the lids.

Signature
Each with the artist's stamped signature on the underside
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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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About the work
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Published by Rosenthal Limiterte Kunstreihen, Germany

Unnumbered prototype

Condition Report: Mild …

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Published by Rosenthal Limiterte Kunstreihen, Germany

Unnumbered prototype

Condition Report: Mild surface dust; mild scuffs to the underside at the rim; a few mild scattered scuffs to the lids.

Signature
Each with the artist's stamped signature on the underside
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.

Tea Set, set of six works, 1984

Glazed ceramics
5 1/2 × 9 1/2 × 5 in
14 × 24.1 × 12.7 cm
Bidding closed
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