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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 357

    ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)

    Christ $9.98 (Negative and Positive)

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    ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)
    Christ $9.98 (Negative and Positive)
    (i) stamped twice with the Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. stamps and numbered twice ‘PA10.383’ (on the overlap and the stretcher)
    (ii) stamped twice with the Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. stamps and numbered twice ‘PA10.156’ (on the overlap and the stretcher)

    acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, in two parts
    each: 20 x 15 7/8in. (51 x 40.3cm.)
    Executed in 1985-1986


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    “I don’t believe in death, because I always think that when somebody dies they actually just go uptown (…) they go to Bloomingdale’s and they just take a little longer to get back.” (A.WARHOL, IN ANDY WARHOL’S T.V ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, 1981)

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    Provenance

    The Estate of Andy Warhol, New York.
    The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York.
    Artwalk 2000, Benefit for Coalition for the Homeless, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Post Lot Text

    Another from the series is in the collection of the Tate/National Galleries of Scotland.