Friday, December 7, 2012

Sleeping Girl: The World's Most Expensive Comic Art Re-Creation

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) "Sleeping Girl" - $44.9 million 
Artist: Famous American Pop Artist and major ben-day dot fan
Artwork: Part of a series of sexy comic book-inspired images Lichtenstein created in 1964.

Auction: Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale (May 2012)

Here's a link to an in-depth Attempted Bloggery post about the original source -- DC artist Tony Abruzzo's panel from the Girl's Romances #105 December 1964 story, "Don't Kiss Me Again.""

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