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

Lichtenstein, Roy Fox, b. 1923 d. 1997
Painter, Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 4 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Preliminary sketch for the painting "As I Opened Fire" [1964] and the comic strip on which it was based.

Biographical/Historical 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

Donated by Richard Brown Baker.

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