LICHTENSTEIN, Roy

Illustration for 'Hüm-Bum!', from La Nouvelle Chute de l'Amérique

£12,000

Illustration for ‘Hüm-Bum!’, from La Nouvelle Chute de l’Amérique

Illustration for 'Hüm-Bum!', from La Nouvelle Chute de l'Amérique

Description

In 1972 Ginsberg published his work The Fall of America: Poems of These States 1965-1971.
20 years later In the early 1990s, the publisher Jean-Claude Meyer brought Allen Ginsberg and Roy Lichtenstein together. Ginsberg selected 11 poems from his collection for Lichtenstein to illustrate. This suite being published aside from the bound book edition.
This work was Lichtenstein’s only foray in to the world of illustrated books.

Description

Etching with aquatint on Japon Nacré, 1992, signed in full and dated, from the edition of 42 (there was a bound edition of 80, on Arches wove paper, initialled and numbered, and 45 HC numbered in Roman numerals) printed by Atelier Dupont-Visat, L’Inediteur, Paris, published by Les Editions du Solstice, Paris, 35.4 x 48cm variable

Bibliography

Corlett 274

 

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