Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923–1997)
Wallpaper with Blue Floor Interior, 1992; Screenprint in colors (5 panels); Signed, dated and numbered 169/300; 102" x 30 1/2" (each panel); Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles; Literature: Corlett 260; Provenance: Private Collection, Las Vegas
Sale Price: $43,750
Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
The work of art is in very good condition. The wallpaper panels have been professionally flush mounted to 1" Foamcore panels. Original custom moulding (frame) is available to the buyer. Colors are bright and vibrant. Surface is generally clean and in good condition. Some minor bubbles and crimps due to the mounting process. Minor rubbing where the print came in contact with the frame. More details on each panel starting with the most left: 1st panel -Lifting and pigment loss to lower edge of sheet and corners. Minor abrasion in one black dot. Minor surface accretion lower corner overlaying a piece of the blue pigment. 2nd panel - Minor wear to the corners. Minor divet in the white area lower right. Minor surface accretions upper corners. 3rd panel - one white stripe on the right edge is lifting - it has been cut along the stripe 1" on one side and 4" on other side, likely to release air that was creating a bubble. Minor crimps in this area. Minor surface dirt on lamp shade. 4th panel - Crimps and losses at the very bottom edge and the corners. Horizontal bubble/crimp lower right edge which continues across into 5th panel. 5th panel - Surface dirt lower right on the white portion. Lifting at edges of the sheet. Horizontal crimp/bubble lower right edge.