Roy Lichtenstein

Reflections on Minerva

About this artwork

The original source for this Reflections print was the November-December 1948 edition of the comic book ‘Wonder Woman’, illustrated by Harry G. Peter. The eponymous super-heroine is shown with a speech bubble exclaiming her catchphrase, ‘Merciful Minerva!’. Wonder Woman regularly invoked the Roman goddess Minerva who was traditionally known as the goddess of wisdom but also encompassed the arts, trade, poetry, and later, war.

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  • title:
    Reflections on Minerva
  • accession number:
    AL00370
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  • materials:
    Lithograph, screenprint on paper and metalised PVC on paper
  • date created:
    1990
  • measurements:
    106.70 x 134.14 cm
  • credit line:
    ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Lent by The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Collection 2015
  • copyright:
    © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein/DACS 2017.
This artwork is part of Artist Rooms

Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein