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Roy Lichtenstein, Modern Head #3, 1970, C.93

Artist: Roy Lichtenstein (1923 - 1997)
Title:Modern Head #3, 1970, C.93
Reference:Corlett 93
Medium:Line-cut with embossing on handmade Waterleaf paper.
Image:20 x 13 15/16 in (50.8 x 35.5 cm)
Sheet:24 x 18 1/8 in (61 x 46 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 100 in pencil in the lower left. There is also 7 Artist’s Proofs, 1 RTP (Ready to Print), 1 PPII (Printer’s Proof), 1 GEL, and 1 C (Chromogenic print).
Signature:This work is hand signed by Roy Lichtenstein (New York, 1923 – New York, 1997) in pencil in the lower right. Marked with a blind stamp in the lower right of the copyright symbol and “Gemini G.E.L. chop.” Stamped on verso lower left with “Gemini G.E.L. / Los Angeles, Calif.” Workshop number on verso in pencil, lower left: RL70-246.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-7391

Historical Description

Roy Lichtenstein Modern Head #3, 1970, C.93 is a bold black and white print full of intersecting lines and sharp angles. This print is part of Lichtenstein’s Modern Head series, one of several portraits of abstract faces. The strong lines show off Lichtenstein’s skill in creating a balanced and interesting design that draws the viewer’s eye around the composition. The print has influences of Pablo Picasso’s famous style, Cubism, as well as elements from the Art Deco style. This dynamic print works with the use of contrast and negative space.

Roy Lichtenstein Modern Head #3, 1970, C.93 is a Lithograph and line-cut with embossing on handmade Waterleaf paper. This work is hand signed by Roy Lichtenstein (New York, 1923 – New York, 1997) in pencil in the lower right. Marked with a blind stamp in the lower right of the copyright symbol and “Gemini G.E.L. chop.” Stamped on verso lower left with “Gemini G.E.L. / Los Angeles, Calif.” Workshop number on verso in pencil, lower left: RL70-243. Numbered from the edition of 100 in pencil in the lower left. There is also 7 Artist’s Proofs, 1 RTP (Ready to Print), 1 PPII (Printer’s Proof), 1 GEL, and 1 C (Chromogenic print).

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Roy Lichtenstein Modern Head #3, 1970, C.93 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

1. Corlett, Mary. The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein: A Catalogue Raisonne 1948-1997. Hudson Hills; Revised Edition (July 19, 2002). Listed and illustrated as catalogue number 93.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Roy Lichtenstein Modern Head #3, 1970, C.93 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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