05-12-2020 05-27-2020
Skinner Website
Skinner Website Online
3378T Marlborough
May 12, 2020 12:00 PM - May 27, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) Pyramids

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3378T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 12, 2020 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 "rf Lichtenstein '69" in pencil l.r., numbered "7/101" in pencil l.l. Offset color lithograph on cream paper, image size 11 1/2 x 34 7/8 in. (29.2 x 88.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Skinner, Inc., May 17, 2013, Sale 2655B, Lot 94; to the current private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Out of the frame the sheet measures 16 1/2 x 38 3/4 inches with a deckled lower edge, and in raking light a soft vertical crease is just visible in the highlighted side of the nearest pyramid. The sheet is hinged near the upper corners on the verso. The image is extremely subtly light-struck but the colors remain bright.

The frame is 19 3/4 x 41 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.

Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.


Atelier Mourlot