‘Yellow Brushstroke’, Weisman Art Award, 1991.
ROY LICHTENSTEIN, AMERICAN (1923-1997).
Cast bronze sculpture with patina and enamel paint; 8.70 x 12.60 x 4.70 inches.
Incised with signature ‘rf Lichtenstein’ on side of the base.
Stamp numbered 11 on the bottom of the base (from initial lifetime casting of 19).
Stamped with dedication, date and foundry mark ‘F.R. WEISMAN ART AWARD, 1991, R.L. 89-2157. ROY LICHTENSTEIN & GEMINI G.E.L.’ on the base.
PROVENANCE: This award was presented to Michael Compton CBE by the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation at an awards event held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on May 23 1991. The award was given to Mr. Compton for his work as curator of the 1989 ‘Marcel Broodthaers’ exhibition at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.
AUCTION ESTIMATE: £40,000 – £60,000
Surrey, GU23 7LN United Kingdom