Description

    Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
    Study for 'Wall Explosion I', 1965
    Pencil, colored pencil, and felt-tip pen on paper
    11-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches (29.2 x 29.2 cm)
    Signed lower right: R.Lichtenstein

    PROVENANCE:
    Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (label verso);
    Gladstone Gallery, New York (label verso);
    Collection of Mrs. Helen Portugal.

    EXHIBITED:
    Museum of Modern Art, New York, "The Drawings of Roy Lichtenstin," March 15-June 2, 1987, Museum No. 1987.277 (loaned to the museum for 25 years) (label verso).

    LITERATURE:
    B. Rose, Museum of Modern Art, The Drawings of Roy Lichtenstein, New York, 1987, p. 78, no. 60, illustrated in color;
    D. Waldman, Roy Lichtenstein, Drawings and Prints, Lausanne, 1970, p. 164, no. 65-12.




    Condition Report*:

    This work appears to be in very good to excellent condition, with some minor handling creases; hinged to mount along edges verso; matted and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 18.6 X 18.6 Inches

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