Roy Lichtenstein's high-impact, iconic images are synonymous with Pop art, and his as in Drowning Girl, whose source image included the woman's boyfriend. Drowning Girl The title of this artwork is. Drowning Girl . It was done by Roy Lichtenstein in and was painted with oil paints on a canvas. Roy Lichtenstein appropriated comic book imagery in many of his early paintings. The source for this work is “Run for Love!,” the melodramatic lead story in DC.