• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 259

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

    Detail of the Last Supper

    Price Realised  

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
    Detail of the Last Supper
    stamped twice with the Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc. stamps and numbered 'PA82.004' (on the overlap)
    synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas
    20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1986.


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    Provenance

    The Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Literature

    Andy Warhol: The Last Supper, Munich, 1998, p. 60, no. 6 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Munich, Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen, Andy Warhol: The Last Supper, May-September 1998.
    MARFA, Ayn Foundation at the Brite Building, The Last Supper, September 2005.