Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
Small Wall Explosion
signed, numbered and dated 'rf Lichtenstein '65 2/6' (on the reverse)
enamel on steel
22 x 21 x 6 in. (55.8 x 53.3 x 15.2 cm.)
Executed in 1965. This work is number two from an edition of six.
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
D. Waldman, Roy Lichtenstein, London, 1971, no. 117 (another example illustrated).
New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Roy Lichtenstein, September-November 1969, no. 91 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Lichtenstein: Sculpture & Drawings, June-September 1999, p. 81, no. 16 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color).
Venice, Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova, Roy Lichtenstein: Sculptor, May-November 2013, p. 64, no. 20 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color).