15 November 2012
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997)
Study for Town and Country (New York State Mural)
signed, dedicated and dated 'To Sam rf Lichtenstein '68' (lower edge)
colored pencil and graphite on paper
17 1/8 x 12½ in. (43.4 x 31.7 cm.)
Drawn in 1968.
Sam Hunter, New York
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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New York, James Goodman Gallery, Roy Lichtenstein: A Drawing Retrospective, April-May 1984.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, The Drawings of Roy Lichtenstein, March-June 1987, pp. 140 and 192, no. 288 (illustrated).
Executed in 1968, this work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.
This drawing is a study for an unrealized mural for the New York State Legislature, 1968.
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