A masterpiece of the American pop art movement hits the auction block in New York next month, expected to set a new record for artist Roy Lichtenstein and continue a record-setting year in art sales. Christie’s has set the low estimate for Lichtenstein’s iconic ‘Nurse’ at $80 million, but believes it could fetch in excess of $100 million at a specially curated evening sale in New York on November 9. That would be nearly double the current record for a Lichtenstein, set when the 1963 canvas ‘Women with Flowered Hat’ was sold at Christie’s in New York in May 2013 for $56 million. ”Nurse’ is really in the Lichtenstein top three,’ Loic Gouzer, deputy chairman of Christie’s post-war and contemporary art department, told AFP. The painting, part of the artist’s series of comic book-based images, depicts the face of a woman in a starched nurse’s hat and collar, with

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