Lot 110: Roy Lichtenstein - Jobs Not Cheese! Moffett for Senator - 1982 - SIGNED
14 November 2016
Brooklyn , NY, USALive Auction
Description: "Jobs Not Cheese! Moffett for Senator" by Roy Lichtenstein, 1982 Signed Offset Lithograph. Paper size is 27.5 x 23.75 inches, with an image size of 23.5 x 20.5 inches. The Offset Lithograph is from an edition size of 300 and is not framed. The condition was rated A: Mint. Additional details: Signed and numbered out of 300 in pencil by Roy Lichtenstein. The poster was created for Connecticut politician and Democrat Anthony John "Toby" Moffett's 1982 campaign against Republican Connecticut U.S. Senator Lowell Weicker. Lichtenstein created this in support of Moffetts senatorial run. The signed and numbered poster also responds to the late President Ronald Reagans infamous statement, Let them eat cheese, referring to his position on welfare recipients. The text "Moffett for Senator" was cropped off due to a tear.
Condition Report: A: Mint
Artist or Maker: Lichtenstein, Roy
Medium: Offset Lithograph