Nurse was at one time the 34th most expensive painting ever sold, purchased in November 9, 2015, by an anonymous buyer for $95,365,000, the then-record price for a piece by an American pop art painter. It had previously sold at auction in 1995 for $1.7 million. Christie's, the auction house involved for the sale, called Nurse "a quintessential Lichtenstein heroine" and stated that the subject was taken from a 1960s comic romance novel.
Technique: Oil and magna on canvas.
Dimensions: 48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm.).
Signed and dated ‘rf Lichtenstein '64’ (on the reverse).
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- "Lichtenstein's Comic Book Nurse Fetches Record $95.4 Million". Bloomberg.
- "Nurse — A quintessential Lichtensteinheroine". www.christies.com. Christie's. Retrieved 2016-02-13.