Roy Lichtenstein - Red Lamp


Original Lithograph, 1992, Rives BFK paper, in 4 colours: Yellow, red, light blue, black, signed and numbered in pencil lower right, blindstamp lower right (Tyler Graphics chop)

Printed by: Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, New York

Published by: The artist and Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, for Art Takes Care Benefit, for the Village Nursing Home, New York

Edition: 250; There were also 40 Artists proofs

Size: Sheet sjze: 54.6 x 61 cms; Image size: 40.5 x 47 cms

Reference: Mary Lee Corlett: “The prints of Roy Lichtenstein, A catalogue raisonne 1948 - 1993” Number 279 (page 251)

Note: This was printed on a flatbed offset press.

The piece was made to benefit the Village Nursing Home (an AIDS and geriatric care facility) in New York. This initiative was initiated by Leo Castelli as a celebration of his gallery’s 35th anniversary.

The title for the work has been given in the literature, including the brochure for the print as “Study for Red Lamp”

Provenance: MBA Graphic Art Collection.

Exhibited: This piece was exhibited between March and May 2007 in the Obra Expuesta en el Ivam Centre Julio Goinzalez, Valencia, Spain. The show was entitled “El Pop en la coleccion grafica de MBA” it consisted of a large group of American Pop Art by Warhol, Haring, Lichtenstein, Pietro Psaier, Ramos, Rauschenburg and Kaufman. There is a large well produced and profusely illustrated catalogue which is sold with our work which is illustrated on page 194

Public Collections: 

The Board, Los Angeles,

National Gallery of Art, New York

Condition:  In extremely good condition.