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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 165

    Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

    Brushstroke VI

    Price Realised  

    Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
    Brushstroke VI
    signed 'rf Lichtenstein' (on the reverse)
    painted cherry wood
    60 x 58 x 10 in. (152.3 x 147.3 x 25.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1986. This work is number two from an edition of ten.


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    Executed in 1986, this work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.

    Provenance

    Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
    Private collection
    Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 15 November 2001, lot 121
    Gasiunasen Gallery, Palm Beach
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a North American Private Collector


    Literature

    Tyler Ltd., Roy Lichtenstein: Brushstrokes, Six Painted Reliefs, New York, 1986 (another example illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Stockholm, Thordén Wetterling Galleries, Roy Lichtenstein: Sculpture and Graphics 1980-1986, 1986, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated in color).
    Nagoya City Art Museum, Roy Lichtenstein, September-November 2004 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color).