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

Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 4 Items (on partial microfilm reel)

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.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3091 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

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.

How to Cite This Collection

Roy Lichtenstein sketches for "As I Opened Fire", [ca. 1964]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.