Offset in colours, 68 x 48 cm, lo. ri. handsign. Mel Ramos, unframed. - The work was inspired by the sculpture of the same name created in 1803 by the Stuttgart artist Johann Heinrich Dannecker. - American pop art artist, starting from comic figures he turned to paint pin-up girls combining them with consumer products, since the 1970s he created the so called "unfinished paintings" where he replaced the female figures in old master paintings by pin-up girls. - Mus.: New York (Guggenheim), Toronto, Darmstadt, Aachen a. others. - Lit.: Rosenblum "M.R., - Pop Art Images" (1995) a. others.