30 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997) AND THE ARTIST'S SPACE
A SHORT SLEEVED SILK SHIRT
1979, with hook-and-eye fastening, executed by Artist's Space, number twenty-nine from the limited edition of one hundred, with printed label Roy Lichtenstein '79 copyright, published by Artist's Space, New York, printed by the Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, and hand-inked 29/100
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M. Boulton (ed.), The Fabric Workshop, An Industrious Art, Stroud, n/d, pp.50-51 (example illustrated)
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