01-28-2011 01-29-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) As I Opened Fire... /A Triptych

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM


Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997)

As I Opened Fire.../A Triptych, 1966, large open edition (Corlett, App. 5). Unsigned, identified in text on the reverse of each sheet. Offset color lithographs on paper, sheet sizes 25 1/4 x 20 3/4 in. (64.0 x 52.6 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Very minor handling marks and creases, subtle toning.
Estimate $700-900

The text on the reverse l.l. of the first print reads "ROY LICHTENSTEIN 1923/ as I opened fire/ 1964-acryl on canvas/ triptych-panel 1-173 x 142 1/2 cm./ coll. stedelijk museum amsterdam" and l.r. "edition and © copyright/ stedelijk museum amsterdam/ corrected with the original/ printed in the netherlands." Two subsequent prints have the same text but printed "...panel 2..." and "...panel 3..." respectively. The text on each of the three prints l.r. reads "© S.M.A."


Roy Lichtenstein, The Netherlands