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    Sale 2168

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 161

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

    Beatle Boots (Negative)

    Price Realised  

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
    Beatle Boots (Negative)
    stamped twice with the Estate of Andy Warhol stamps and three times with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts stamps and numbered twice 'PA10.558' (on the overlap)
    synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas
    80 x 72¼ in. (203.2 x 183.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1986.


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    Provenance

    The Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York
    Mugrabi Collection, New York
    Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 11 May 2006, lot 312
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Literature

    C. Stuckey, ed., Andy Warhol: Heaven and Hell Are Just One Breath Away! Late Paintings and Related Works, 1984-1986, New York, 1992 p. 47 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    London and New York, Gagosian Gallery, Andy Warhol: B & W Paintings, Ads and Illustrations 1985-1986, February-March 2002, p. 16 (illustrated).
    Monoco, Grimaldi Forum, Super Warhol, July-August 2003, no. 247, p. 484 (illustrated).