Roy Lichtenstein - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
    Private Collection, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Castelli Graphics, Roy Lichtenstein: New Editions, Lithographs, Sculptures, Reliefs, September - October 1970 (another example exhibited)
    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Multiples: The First Decade, March 5 - April 4, 1971, n.p. (another example exhibited)
    The Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, A Selection of 20th Century Three-Dimensional Portraits and Related Drawings, November 1984 - January 1985, p. 15 (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    East Hampton, Guild Hall Museum, Roy Lichtenstein: Three Decades of Sculpture, August 15 - October 4, 1992, n.p. (another example exhibited)
    Mexico City, Museo del Palacio De Bellas Artes, Salas Nacional y Diego Rivera; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey; Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art (as Roy Lichtenstein: Sculpture & Drawings, cat. no. 34, pp. 57, 96, illustrated, p. 96); Valencia, Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno; La Coruña, Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza; Lisbon, Centro Cultural de Belem, Roy Lichtenstein, Escultura, Pintura Y Grafica, July 1998 - August 2000 (another example exhibited)
    Washington, D.C., The White House, Twentieth Century American Sculpture at the White House - Exhibition V, 1997, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated)

  • Literature

    Gregorio Magnani and Daniel Buchholz, eds., International Index of Multiples: From Duchamp to the Present, Cologne, 1993, p. 125 (another example)

Property from an Important East Coast Collection


Untitled Head I

incised with the artist's signature, number and date "Lichtenstein '70 25/75" and stamped with Gemini foundry mark on a plaque affixed to the underside
25 1/2 x 11 x 6 in. (64.8 x 27.9 x 15.2 cm.)
Executed in 1970, this work is number 25 from an edition of 75.

This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.

$50,000 - 70,000 

Sold for $50,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 14 November 2018