Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Untitled II (Cortlett 179)’, 1980, Print, Colour etching printed from four copper plates Support white, wove, machine mould made, Lana paper, DANE FINE ART
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Roy Lichtenstein

Untitled II (Cortlett 179), 1980

Colour etching printed from four copper plates Support white, wove, machine mould made, Lana paper
23 × 20 5/8 in
58.4 × 52.4 cm
.
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Location
Philadelphia
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DFA
DANE FINE ART
Philadelphia

Very rare etching by Roy Lichtenstein. From the edition of only 8. Published by Tyler Graphics …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed in pencil, and numbered
Frame
Not included
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.

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Untitled II (Cortlett 179)’, 1980, Print, Colour etching printed from four copper plates Support white, wove, machine mould made, Lana paper, DANE FINE ART
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DANE FINE ART
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Very rare etching by Roy Lichtenstein. From the edition of only 8. Published by Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, NY.

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed in pencil, and numbered
Frame
Not included
Roy Lichtenstein
American, 1923–1997
Follow

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.

Roy Lichtenstein

Untitled II (Cortlett 179), 1980

Colour etching printed from four copper plates Support white, wove, machine mould made, Lana paper
23 × 20 5/8 in
58.4 × 52.4 cm
.
Sold
Location
Philadelphia
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