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Roy Lichtenstein, Mirror, 1990

Artist: Roy Lichtenstein (1923 - 1997)
Title:Mirror, 1990
Reference:C246
Medium:Screenprint on white 4-ply board
Image:10 in x 7 1/4 in (25.4 cm x 18.5 cm)
Sheet:10 in x 7 1/4 in (25.4 cm x 18.5 cm)
Framed:15 in x 12 in (38.1 cm x 30.5 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 250. Blind stamp, lower right: (copyright symbol and Gemini G.E.L. chop). Stamped on verso, lower left: (© Gemini G.E.L. Los Angeles). Workshop number on verso in pencil, lower left, beneath stamp: (RL90-1241).
Signature:This work is hand signed and dated by Roy Lichtenstein (New York, 1923 – New York, 1997) in pencil in the yellow band at the bottom of the image.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-7413
Price on Request

Historical Description

Roy Lichtenstein Mirror, 1990 features a stylized rendering of a reflective glass or mirror. The small scale of the image lends this work an intimate and personal effect. Thick black lines define the inner and outer edges of the yellow frame, creating the signature cartooned style of Lichtenstein’s work. Black lines of varying thickness fill the negative space inside the border of the work and represent reflective glimmers of light playing upon the surface of a mirror. The compositional simplicity of Roy Lichtenstein Mirror, 1990 showcases the bold, iconic style of the artist through the representation of a commonplace object.

Created in 1990, Roy Lichtenstein Mirror, 1990 is a screenprint on white 4-ply board. This work is hand signed and dated by Roy Lichtenstein (New York, 1923 – New York, 1997) and numbered from the edition of 250 in pencil in the yellow band at the bottom of the image. This work has a blind stamp in the lower right (copyright symbol and Gemini G.E.L. chop) and on the lower left verso (© Gemini G.E.L. Los Angeles). The workshop number is on the lower left verso in pencil beneath stamp: (RL90-1241).

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Roy Lichtenstein Mirror, 1990 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 Lee. The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein: A Catalogue Raisonné 1948-1997. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2002. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonne no. 246.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Roy Lichtenstein Mirror, 1990 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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