Lot 79: ROY LICHTENSTEIN, (AMERICAN, 1923-1997), "REFLECTIONS ON CONVERSATION" FROM "REFLECTIONS SERIES"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
"REFLECTIONS ON CONVERSATION"
from "reflections series"
1990, pencil signed and dated, numbered AP 11/16 (an artist''s proof, aside from the regular edition of 68), with full margins, Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, New York, publisher and with their blindstamp. Color lithograph, screenprint, woodcut and metalized PVC collage with embossing on Somerset.
image: 47 1/8 x 60 3/4 in. (119.9 x 154.3cm)
sheet: 53 13/16 x 66 13/16 in. (136.7 x 169.7cm)
The colors are fresh. There is an approx. 1 inch extremely faint scuff in the silver at center, and another one in the right area of the center silver band. There is no attendant ink loss and they are very unobtrusive. Also a few faint smudges in this area. All of the above only visible when viewed at an angle. A few very faint fingerprints in the lower most silver band toward the left. The silver frame rectangle with occasional tiny dots or printing imperfections. The upper silver band has 8 minute white specks, possibly faint pressure marks or printing imperfections.
The sheet is affixed to the support in several places at the reverse of the marging edges, with attendant soft horizontal creases, intermittent over 3 inches, at the upper left and right margin corner, approx. 1/4 inch from the top sheet edge.
Overall in very good, original condition.
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