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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
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May 17, 2013 12:00 PMCalender

Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) Pyramids

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2655B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 17, 2013 12:00PM


Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997)

Pyramids, 1969, edition of 101 plus proofs printed by Atelier Mourlot, New York (Corlett, 87). Signed and dated "Roy Lichtenstein '69" in pencil l.r., numbered "7/101" in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 11 1/2 x 34 7/8 in. (29.3 x 88.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Rippling, visible margins of 1 3/4 inches or more, not examined out of frame.

N.B. 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.

Estimate $7,000-9,000

Out of the frame the sheet is Arches paper (with watermark) and all deckled edges. It measures 16 1/2 x 38 7/8 in. The sheet is neither matted nor hinged, and has gentle rippling.

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Roy Lichtenstein, Atelier Mourlot, Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri