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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ILEANA SONNABEND AND THE ESTATE OF NINA CASTELLI SUNDELL
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)

Modern Painting in Porcelain

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Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
Modern Painting in Porcelain
signed and numbered 'rf Lichtenstein 6/6' (on the reverse)
porcelain enamel on steel
34 1/2 x 45 in. (87.6 x 114.3 cm.)
Executed in 1967. This work is number six from an edition of six plus two artist's proofs.
Provenance
The Estate of Ileana Sonnabend, acquired directly from the artist
By descent to the present owner
Literature
E.F. Weeks, Contemporary Selection 1971, exh. cat., Birmingham Museum of Art, 1971, n.p. (another example illustrated).
Exhibited
Cincinnati, Contemporary Arts Center, Roy Lichtenstein: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, December 1967 (another example exhibited).
Ridgefield, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Highlights of the 1967-1968 Art Season, June-September 1968 (another example exhibited).
Mexico City, Museo del Palazio de Bellas Artes and Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Roy Lichtenstein: Escultura, Pintura y Grafica, July 1998-January 1999 (another example exhibited).
Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Vertigo: Il secolo di arte off-media dal Futurismo al web, May-November 2007 (another example exhibited).
Sale Room Notice
Please note this work is executed in 1967 and is number six from an edition of six plus two artist's proofs.

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