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"Shipboard Girl" is an iconic Pop image by Roy Lichtenstein, and one of the artist's first graphic depictions of his famous blondes. For serious Pop collectors, this is a key work and is included in every major museum collection. "Shipboard Girl" has performed extremely well at auction in the past and continues to do so. In September 2013, a fresh impression sold for nearly $80,000 USD. One of Lichtenstein's best-known prints, "Shipboard Girl" will continue to be sought after by collectors, institutions and galleries worldwide.

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Catalogue Raisonné: II.6, Corlett
The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Creases
Area: Image
Location: Overall
Notes: Occasional creases throughout.
Degree: Minor
Remains of Hinges / Adhesive
Area: Other area
Location: Overall
Notes: The sheet is laid down to the backing board.
Degree: Minor
Tears / Punctures / Holes
Area: Margin
Location: Other location
Notes: A very minor small tear at lower sheet edge in the margin
Degree: Minor
Toning
Area: Image
Location: Overall
Notes: The colors attenuated and the sheet toned overall from exposure to light
Degree: Moderate

Definition Key
Area
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.



Degree
Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

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Provenance:
  • Sale: Sotheby's New York: Thursday, April 26, 2012 [Lot 361]
  • Pickup Location: New York, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 27.2 x 20.1 in. (69.09 x 51.05 cm.)
Accepted: Wire Transfer
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