Roy Lichtenstein, Apple and Lemon, 1983

Artist: Roy Lichtenstein (1923 - 1997)
Title:Apple and Lemon, 1983
Reference:Corlett 193
Medium:Woodcut on handmade Iwano Kizuki Hosho paper
Sheet:31 1/4 in x 41 3/4 in (79.4 cm x 106 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 60 in pencil in the lower right image.
Signature:Hand-signed by Roy Lichtenstein in pencil in the lower right image.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-6807
Price on Request

Historical Description

Roy Lichtenstein Apple and Lemon, 1983 is an excellent example of the artist’s later work. Lichtenstein largely abandoned his famous comic strip panel artwork for more abstracted works. This work features gestural loose brushstrokes suggesting a form of a red apple and yellow lemon. A far cry from Lichtenstein’s manufactural and precise comic strip works, this woodcut print shows the viewer more of Lichtenstein’s artistic hand and his experimentation with abstraction. The brushstrokes show the artist’s painterly hand and give the work a dynamic movement. Albeit simple in design and color choice, the print is striking and shows Lichtenstein’s skill in balancing a composition, and his interpretation of an abstracted still life.

Created in 1983, Roy Lichtenstein Apple and Lemon, 1983 is a woodcut on handmade Iwano Kizuki Hosho paper. This work is hand-signed by Roy Lichtenstein and dated and numbered from the edition of 60 in pencil in the lower right image.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Roy Lichtenstein Apple and Lemon, 1983 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. Catalogue Raisonné: The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein 1948-1997: Corlett 193.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Roy Lichtenstein Apple and Lemon, 1983 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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