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Roy Lichtenstein, Red Barn, 1969, C.89

Artist: Roy Lichtenstein (1923 - 1997)
Title:Red Barn, 1969, C.89
Reference:Corlett 89
Medium:Screenprint on C. M. Fabriano - 100/100 Cotone paper.
Image:14 3/8 x 17 3/16 in (36.5 x 43.6 cm)
Sheet:19 1/16 x 26 1/16 in (48.4 x 66.2 cm)
Edition:Number from the edition of 250 in pencil in the lower right margin, blind stamp of publisher "Gabriele Mazzotta Editore shop" in lower right margin.
Signature:This work is hand signed by Roy Lichtenstein (New York, 1923 - New York, 1997) in pencil in the lower left margin.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-7387

Historical Description

Roy Lichtenstein Red Barn, 1969, C.89 is a pastoral landscape scene with a bright red barn and deep green rolling hills and trees. The composition uses a limited color palette of red, green, black, and white. Lichtenstein makes use of his famous Ben Day dots for the shadows in the work. The red contrasts nicely with the green of the trees and grass, and the artist's choice to use the white of the paper for the roofs of the barn structures makes the design pop. The cartoon-like envisioning of the landscape lends a modern feel to a traditional artistic subject. Lichtenstein reenvisioned the pastoral country life that was often romanticized in the 19th century in art, as a more modern composition in line with the Pop Art movement of the time. 

Roy Lichtenstein Red Barn, 1969, C.89 is a Screenprint on C. M. Fabriano - 100/100 Cotone paper. This work is hand signed by Roy Lichtenstein (New York, 1923 - New York, 1997) in pencil in the lower left margin. Number from the edition of 250 in pencil in the lower right margin, blind stamp of publisher "Gabriele Mazzotta Editore shop" in lower right margin.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Roy Lichtenstein Red Barn, 1969, C.89 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 89.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Roy Lichtenstein Red Barn, 1969, C.89 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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