Summary: Preliminary sketch for the painting "As I Opened Fire"  and the comic strip on which it was based.
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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Roy Lichtenstein sketches for "As I Opened Fire", [ca. 1964]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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