Pop Art Cult Classic Works by Roy Lichtenstein (17 images)


Roy Fox Lichtenstein was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist among others, he became a leading figure in the new art movement.

Roy Lichtenstein, Self-Portrait, 1976, oil and magna on canvas, 42 × 36 inches.

Roy Lichtenstein, Self-Portrait.
His work defined the premise of pop art through parody. Inspired by the comic strip, Lichtenstein produced precise compositions that documented while they parodied, often in a tongue-in-cheek manner.

The original, “Whaam,” is one of Lichtenstein’s most famous paintings.

The original, “Whaam,” is one of Lichtenstein’s most famous paintings.

ROY LICHTENSTEIN Still Life with Palette, 1972

Still Life with Palette.
In 1949, Lichtenstein married Isabel Wilson, who previously had been married to Ohio artist Michael Sarisky.

Woman with Flowered Hat

Woman with Flowered Hat has held the record for highest Lichtenstein auction price.

ROY LICHTENSTEIN Still Life with Silver Pitcher, 1972

Still Life with Silver Pitcher.
Lichtenstein married his second wife, Dorothy Herzka, in 1968.


Still Life with Cow’s Skull.
In 1996 the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. became the largest single repository of the artist’s work when Lichtenstein donated 154 prints and 2 books.

ROY LICHTENSTEIN Still Life iwth Clock and Roses, 1975

Still Life iwth Clock and Roses.
Since the 1950s Lichtenstein’s work has been exhibited in New York and elsewhere with Leo Castelli at his gallery and at Castelli Graphics as well as with Ileana Sonnabend in her gallery in Paris.

Roy Lichtenstein, Two Paintings: Dagwood, 1983,


Roy Lichtenstein, Landscape with Figures, 1984,

Landscape with Figures.

Sandwich and Soda 1964

Sandwich and Soda.



Water Lily Pond with Reflections

Water Lily Pond with Reflections.

Composition II

Composition II.


Femme d’Alger.


Reflections on Interior with Girl.


Ball of Twine.