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Expressionist Head

Expressionist Head
incised with the artist's signature, number and date '1/6 rf Lichtenstein '80' (lower edge)
painted and patinated bronze with painted wooden base
sculpture: 55 1/8 x 40 3/8 x 18 in. (140 x 102.6 x 45.7 cm.)
overall: 75 7/8 x 24 x 30 in. (192.7 x 61 x 76.2 cm.)
Executed in 1980. This work is number one from an edition of six.
Katherine Komaroff Fine Art, New York
Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., Inc., New York, 2000
Mrs. Sydell Miller, Cleveland, 2001
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, gift from the above
Their sale; Christie's, New York, 17 May 2017, lot 59B
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
L. Alloway, Roy Lichtenstein, New York, 1983, p. 99, no. 101 (another example illustrated).
J. Hendrickson, Roy Lichtenstein, Cologne, 2012, p. 66 (another example illustrated).
Roy Lichtenstein Sculptor, exh. cat., Venice, Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova, 2013, pp. 23, 144 and 281, no. 105 (another example illustrated).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Roy Lichtenstein: 1970-1980, September-November 1981, pp. 148, 150 and 153 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, 65 Thompson Street, Roy Lichtenstein Bronze Sculpture, 1976-1989, May-July 1989, pp. 56-57 and 89, no. 19 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Munich, Haus der Kunst; Hamburg, Deichtorhallen; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts and Columbus, Wexner Center for the Arts, Roy Lichtenstein, October 1993-January 1996, p. 332, no. 263 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes and Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes; Washington D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; Valencia, Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM); A Coruña, Spain, Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza and Lisbon, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lichtenstein: Sculptures & Drawings, July 1998-August 2000, pp. 17, 58 and 135, no. 82 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roy Lichtenstein: Inside/Outside, December 2001-February 2002, p. 105 (another example exhibited).
London and New York, Gagosian Gallery, Roy Lichtenstein: Sculpture, June-October 2005, pp. 16, 54-55 and 118 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Milan, La Triennale di Milano, Roy Lichtenstein: Meditations on Art, January-May 2010, p. 269 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Paris, Gagosian Gallery, Lichtenstein: Expressionism, July-October 2013, pp. 7-8, 72-73 and 124 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Paris, Centre Pompidou, Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective, July-November 2013. p. 356 (another example exhibited).
Post Lot Text
This work will be included in the Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.

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