1 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 49,000
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
Untitled (Drawing for Reflections on the Gift)
signed and dated 'rfl '90' (on the reverse)
graphite and colored pencil on paper
image: 4 x 4¼ in. (10 x 10.7 cm.)
sheet: 6¼ x 9¼ in. (15.8 x 23 cm.)
Drawn in 1990.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Roy Lichtenstein Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.
Paul Von Ringelheim, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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