Painted cherry wood
52 x 16 x 8 in. (132.1 x 40.6 x 20.3 cm)
Most works signed on brown brushstroke verso and numbered (or marked as artist or publisher copy) on publisher’s plate affixed to brown brushstroke verso. AC is not signed. Works also inscribed verso with a fabricator’s mark, described by the publisher as a series identification number, or shop number.
Classification: sculpture (editioned) (wall)
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Catalogue entry

Artwork: Brushstroke I, c. 1985–86 (fabricated 1986) (RLCR 3464) Photo: DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion, Tokyo/Fukushima, Japan Ed. PC
Ed. PC
RLCR 3464 (LC 1022; RL 0964)
Brushstroke I
c. 1985–86 (fabricated 1986)
Title Source
Castelli; RL Studio Card; RL Studio Photograph
Media
Painted cherry wood
Dimensions
52 x 16 x 8 in. (132.1 x 40.6 x 20.3 cm)
Description
Edition of 10; 1 AC; 1 PC
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, N.Y. (Project team: Ken Tyler, John Wagner, Mark Mahaffey, Bob Cross, David Kelley, Michael Herstand, Ed Archie, Tetsu Watanabe, Jim Schutte, Martha Root and Anita Rivera)

Fabricators: A & H Pattern Makers, Bridgeport, Conn.; California Creations, Golden Bridge, N.Y.
Inscriptions
Most works signed on brown brushstroke verso and numbered (or marked as artist or publisher copy) on publisher’s plate affixed to brown brushstroke verso. AC is not signed. Works also inscribed verso with a fabricator’s mark, described by the publisher as a series identification number, or shop number.
Ed. 3464.AC
[not signed]; ARTIST COPY [on publisher's plate]
Ed. 3464.PC
rf Lichtenstein; PUBLISHER COPY [on publisher's plate]
Ed. 3464.1/10
rf Lichtenstein; 1/10 [on publisher's plate]
Ed. 3464.2/10
rf Lichtenstein; 2/10 [on publisher's plate]
Ed. 3464.3/10
[no information]
Ed. 3464.4/10
rf Lichtenstein; 4/10 [on publisher's plate]
Ed. 3464.5/10
[no information]
Ed. 3464.6/10
rf Lichtenstein; 6/10 [on publisher's plate]
Ed. 3464.7/10
rf Lichtenstein; 7/10 [on publisher's plate]
Ed. 3464.8/10
rf Lichtenstein; 8/10 [on publisher's plate]
Ed. 3464.9/10
rf Lichtenstein; 9/10 [on publisher's plate]
Ed. 3464.10/10
rf Lichtenstein; 10/10 [on publisher's plate]
Photo: DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion, Tokyo/Fukushima, Japan
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Provenance
Ed. 3464.AC
Estate of Roy Lichtenstein
The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Collection, December 2009 (by gift)
Ed. 3464.PC
Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, N.Y.
Ed. 3464.1/10
(...)
{Sotheby's, New York, October 10, 1988, sale 5750, lot 205, catalogued as "numbered I A10"}
(...)
(Christie's, New York, November 15, 1995, sale 8302, lot 331, catalogued erroneously as "signed and numbered 'rf Lichtenstein number I A-4'")
(...)
(Butterfields, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago, April 19, 2000, sale 5750, lot 205)
Private collection
(Sotheby's, New York, May 13, 2004, sale 7995, lot 213, catalogued as "signed and inscribed I A-10")
Owner unknown
Ed. 3464.2/10
Heland Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm (via Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
Private collection, Sweden, June 1987
Ed. 3464.3/10
Heland Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm (via Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, April 2003
Margot Stein Gallery, Lake Worth, Fla., August 2003
Owner unknown
Ed. 3464.4/10
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, and Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, January 1987 (via Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
Mr. and Mrs. William Weinberger, Atlantic City, N.J., February 1987 (via Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City)
Canopius Managing Agents Limited, Acton, Calif.
Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles
Private collection, Neu-Isenburg, Germany, March 2012 (via Hamilton-Selway Fine Art, Los Angeles; via Galerie Klaus Benden, Cologne)
Galerie Klaus Benden, Cologne, November 2012
Hamilton-Selway Fine Art, Los Angeles, c. 2013
{Taglialatella Galleries, New York City, February 2013–April 2014}
{artnet Auctions, February 26, 2015}
{artnet Auctions, April 30, 2015}
{artnet Auctions, August 12, 2016, lot 117903}
{Sotheby's, New York, October 27, 2016, sale N09564, lot 50}
Ed. 3464.5/10
(...)
Ed. 3464.6/10
Bobbie Greenfield Fine Art, Los Angeles, 1987 (via Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
Private collection, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Margot Stein Gallery, Bethesda, M.D.
{Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York City, July 2006}
Owner unknown
Ed. 3464.7/10
Private collection, California (via Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
{Christie's, New York, May 14, 2015, sale 3741, lot 545}
(Christie's, New York, November 11, 2015, sale 3791, lot 318)
Owner unknown
(Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Online (on view in New York City), May 13, 2016, sale 12503, lot 16)
Owner unknown
(Dorotheum, Vienna, November 27, 2019, sale 63063, lot 336)
Ed. 3464.8/10
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, and Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, c. 1987 (via Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
Private collection, Chicago, May 1988 (via Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston)
(Sotheby's, New York, May 13, 2021, sale N10683, lot 278)
Ed. 3464.9/10
Private collection, New York (via Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
(Christie's, New York, November 14, 2019, sale 17650, lot 742)
Ed. 3464.10/10
Private collection, Manhasset, New York, c. 1986 (via Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
Exhibitions
Thordén Wetterling Galleries, Stockholm, Roy Lichtenstein: Sculpture and Graphics, 1980–1986, November 18, 1986–January 5, 1987 (Tuten 1986b) (ed. 3464.2/10).
Bobbie Greenfield Fine Art, Los Angeles, Roy Lichtenstein, Brushstrokes: Six Painted Reliefs, March 13–April 25, 1987 (Tuten 1986a, color ill.) (ed. 3464.6/10).
Center for Contemporary Graphic Art and Tyler Graphics Archive Collection, Fukushima, Japan, Prints Leaping into Space: 9th Exhibition of Prints from Tyler Graphics Archive Collection, March 1–June 2, 2002.
Machida Museum of Graphic Art, Tokyo, Multiple Show: From Duchamp to Lichtenstein, April 9–June 12, 2005 (Machida Museum of Graphic Art 2005) (ed. 3464.PC).
Edward Tyler Nahem, New York, Autumn Selections, September 4–November 22, 2006 (ed. 3464.6/10).
Edward Tyler Nahem, New York, Spring Show, March–June 2007 (ed. 3464.6/10).
Galerie Klaus Benden, Cologne, Accrochage, June 23–September 1, 2012 (ed. 3464.4/10).
Mitchell-Innes & Nash (1018 Madison Avenue), New York, Roy Lichtenstein: The Popular Image, November 10–December 19, 2014 (ed. 3464.7/10).
Literature
Celant, Germano. Roy Lichtenstein Sculptor. Milan: Skira Editore for Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova, 2013. Exhibition catalogue (2013 Venice Vedova), no. 141 n.p. facing p. 180 color ill. [not exhibited].
Celant, Germano. Roy Lichtenstein Sculptor. Milan: Skira Editore for Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova, 2013. Exhibition catalogue (2013 Venice Vedova), no. 141 n.p. facing p. 180 color ill. [not exhibited].
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