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Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) The Oval Office

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3378TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 12, 2020 12:00PM


Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997)

The Oval Office, 1992, exhibition proof outside of the published edition of 175, printed by Brand X Editions, New York, co-published by the artist and Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc., New York (Corlett, 277). Numbered, signed, and dated "EP 3/12 rf Lichtenstein '92" in pencil l.r. Color screenprint on paper, image size 30 x 39 1/4 in. (76.2 x 99.5 cm),framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.

N.B. This composition was created in 1992 as an edition of 175 plus proofs for the Artists for the Freedom of Expression Project to benefit numerous federal and local elections for the Democratic National Committee. The composition was subsequently used for an offset poster, and also appeared on campaign buttons. Lichtenstein employs the black outlines, primary colors, and Ben-Day dots typical of his works.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

The sheet is hinged with two conservation level hinges near the upper corners on the verso. There is a Brand X dry stamp in the lower right corner. There is a minuscule mark in the center of the upper edge of the image (possibly a registration mark).

Sheet size: 35 5/8 x 45 in.
Frame dimensions: 41 x 49 1/2 in. (under Plexiglas)

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