ROY LICHTENSTEIN (American, 1923-1997)
    Modern Tapestry, 1968
    108 x 148 inches (274.3 x 375.9 cm)
    From an edition of 20

    This lot is from the collection of Tejas Englesmith, who was the Assistant Director of the Whitechapel Gallery in London, the Curator of Contemporary Art at the Jewish Museum in New York, and the Director of the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York.

    LITERATURE: (other examples illustrated):
    Charles E. Slatkin, Inc. Galleries, New York, "American Tapestries," 1968, p. 27, illus.
    Allentown Art Museum, "News Notes," April 1969, illus.
    J-C. Meyer, "Les Illusions optiques de Roy Lichtenstein," XXe sièle, December 1973, pp. 88-93 and p. 93, illus.
    C. Glenn, The Great American Pop Art Store: Multiples from the Sixties, exhibition catalogue, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach (and traveling thereafter), 1997, cat. 26, illus.
    "Digital Premonition: The Charles Simonyi Collection," 2003, p. 68, illus.
    J. Newland, ed., The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture: 60 Years, exhibition catalogue, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, 2006, p. 37, illus.

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