Composition III

Roy Lichtenstein
Composition III

An original Roy Lichtenstein screenprint print.


Original screenprint in 8 colors on Lanaquarelle wove watercolor paper.

Hand-signed and dated in pencil lower right rf Lichtenstein ‘96.

A superb artist’s proof impression of the definitive state, apart from the numbered edition of 186 (there were a total of 76 proofs of various types, for an overall edition of 262), annotated “AP” in pencil also lower right.  Published and printed by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamp in the paper at the lower right corner of the sheet, also stamped “published by GEMINI G.E.L., Los Angeles” in black ink verso, also bearing the workshop number “RL95-5227” in pencil verso.  Published for the benefit of Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies.

Catalog: Corlett 299; Gemini 1676.

50 7/8 x 35 3/8 inches

This print, along with “Composition I” and “Composition II” (Corlett 297, 298), is one of three works with musical subject matter produced at Gemini between January 1995 and March 1996.

This edition was donated to the friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE) and the Art in Embassies program of the U.S. Department of State for distribution to U.S. embassies around the world.