• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 137

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

    Avanti

    Price Realised  

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
    Avanti
    signed 'A Warhol' (on the overlap)
    silkscreen ink on canvas
    6 x 13 in. (15.2 x 33 cm.)
    Painted in 1962.


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    There are seven Avanti works on canvas recorded in the artist's catalogue raisonne, four of which are single Avanti car images.

    Provenance

    Gift from the artist to the present owner


    Literature

    G. Frei and N. Printz, eds., The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne: Paintings and Sculpture 1961-1963, vol. I, New York, 2002, pp. 199 and 203, no. 225 (illustrated).