The Ring (Engagement)
Artwork: The Ring (Engagement)
Size: 122.5 x 177.8 cm
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Creation year: 1962
Marks: Signed and dated '62' on the reverse, titled on the stretcher
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Sonnabend, Paris; Jean-Marie Rossi, Paris (acquired from the above in 1963); Sotheby's, New York, November 19, 1997, Lot 27 (consigned by the above); Acquired by the present owner from the above
Exhibition history: London, Tate Gallery, Roy Lichtenstein, January - February 1968, cat. no. 10, p. 17, illustrated; Riehen/Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Roy Lichtenstein, May - September 1998, cat. no. 8, p. 48, illustrated in color; Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago; Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; London, Tate Modern; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective, May 2012 - November 2013, cat. no. 12, pp. 124-125, illustrated in color (Chicago, Washington, D.C., and London) and cat. no. 16, p. 83, illustrated in color (Paris)

Date: 2015-05-12
Lot Number: 15