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    Sale 2150

    First Open Post-War and Contemporary Art

    11 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 57

    Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

    Untitled Head II

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    Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
    Untitled Head II
    signed, numbered and dated 'rf Lichtenstein '70 11/30' (on a plaque affixed to the underside)
    California English walnut
    30 x 12 x 9 in. (76.2 x 30.5 x 22.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1970. This work is number eleven from an edition of thirty.

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    Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
    Mr. and Mrs. Norton S. Walbridge, San Diego
    Seder-Creigh Gallery, Coronado
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1976

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    Pre-Lot Text



    G. Magnani, ed., International Index of Multiples: From Duchamp to the Present, Cologne 1993, p. 124 (illustrated).


    Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, Twentieth Century Art, July-September 1970.
    New York, New York, Castelli Graphics, Roy Lichtenstein: New Editions, Lithographs, Sculptures, Reliefs, September-October 1970 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Multiples: The First Decade, March-April 1971 (another example exhibited).
    San Antonio, McNay Art Institute, November-December 1974 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Mexico City, Museo Del Palacio De Bellas Artes; Monterrey, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo De Monterrey, A. C.; Roy Lichtenstein: Imgágenes Reconocibles: Escultura, Pintura y Grafica, July 1998-January 1999 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art; Valencia, Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno; La Coruña, Fundacion Pedro Barrié de la Maza; Lisbon, Centro Cultural de Belem, Roy Lichtenstein: Sculpture & Drawings, September 1999-August 2000 (another from the edition exhibited).