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Roy Lichtenstein (American (New York), 1923-1997). "Pyramids" - 1969, artist proof color lithograph on paper, pencil signed and dated lower right margin, proof number inscribed lower left "A/P II". Edition of 101 plus proofs, printed by Atelier Mourlot, New York. Graphic image in yellow and black ink on white paper depicting the three largest pyramids of Giza in Egypt, the Pyramid of Menkaure, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Great Pyramid of Khufu, their shadowed faces and the ground in Lichtenstein's iconic dot matrix pattern and the sky in bright yellow. Framed approximately 18.625" x 41", sheet size approximately 16.5" x 38.5", image size approximately 11.625" x 34.875". Reference: "The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein: A Catalogue Raisonne 1948-1997", Corlett, 87, pg. 109. Note: This work was commissioned for the Print Collectors of the Friends of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, a group associated with what is now the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City.

Condition

Examined out of the frame. Light even toning to sheet. Sheet does not appear to be cut down. Work not laid down. Joined to top of mat board by hinging tape. Light evidence of handling on edges, not distracting or overtly apparent. No signs of rips, tears, or holes. Excellent condition overall.

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$3,000.00

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  • 24%

Roy Lichtenstein, "Pyramids" Signed AP Lithograph

Auction ended on Sat, Aug 8, 2015
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