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“Sleeping Girl” by artist Roy Lichtenstein
Lichtenstein’s “Sleeping Girl,” depicting a woman with closed eyes and flowing blond hair, fetched $44,882,500 at Sotheby’s contemporary art sale on Wednesday.

Lichtenstein’s “Sleeping Girl,” was one of a series of sexy comic book-inspired images created by the artist in the 1960s, the work was exhibited only once - at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles in 1989-90. It was sold by the estate of Los Angeles collectors and philanthropists Beatrice and Phillip Gersh, who were the founding members of MOCA.

srdash:

“Sleeping Girl” by artist Roy Lichtenstein

Lichtenstein’s “Sleeping Girl,” depicting a woman with closed eyes and flowing blond hair, fetched $44,882,500 at Sotheby’s contemporary art sale on Wednesday.

Lichtenstein’s “Sleeping Girl,” was one of a series of sexy comic book-inspired images created by the artist in the 1960s, the work was exhibited only once - at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles in 1989-90. It was sold by the estate of Los Angeles collectors and philanthropists Beatrice and Phillip Gersh, who were the founding members of MOCA.

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