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Roy Lichtenstein sketches for "As I Opened Fire", [ca. 1964]

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Creator:
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
4 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Preliminary sketch for the painting "As I Opened Fire" [1964] and the comic strip on which it was based.
Citation:
Roy Lichtenstein sketches for "As I Opened Fire", [ca. 1964]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3091 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter and sculptor, New York, N.Y. Studied at Ohio State University and at the Art Students League and under Reginald Marsh. Through his cartoon-like style and commentary, Lichtenstein came to represent a faction of his generation in his art and was one of the great proponents of the Pop Art movement of the 1960's
Provenance:
Donated by Richard Brown Baker.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Pop art
Sculptors
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7889
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210056
AAA_collcode_lichroy
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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