As I Opened Fire – after 1966

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Lithograph in red, yellow, blue and black on paper


after 1966


64,0 x 52,7


Printed by Publisher on verso.
Each lithograph shows the print “© S.M.A.” lower right and printed lower left on verso “Roy Lichtenstein 1923 / as i opened fire / 1964 – acryl on canvas / triptych – panel (1,2, or 3) 173 x 142 1 2 cm./ coll. Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam”.
The three images reproduce the 1964 painting “As I Opened Fire”, preserved in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. It is considered one of Lichtenstein’s greatest hits on the theme of war.
Lichtenstein is inspired by Jerry Grandenetti’s plates in “All American Men of War”, no. 90 of March-April 1962, published by DC Comics.

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