• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2206

    Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 786

    RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)

    Andy Warhol and members of the factory, October 30, 1969

    Price Realised  

    RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)
    Andy Warhol and members of the factory, October 30, 1969
    gelatin silver triptych
    signed and numbered '25/50' in ink, copyright credit reproduction limitation, edition, title and date stamps (on the verso)
    7½ x 27 3/8in. (19 x 74cm.)


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    A list of subjects from left to right:
    Paul Morrissey, Director; Joe Dallesandro, actor; Candy Darling, actor; Eric Emerson, actor; Jay Johnson, actor; Tom Hemperz, actor; Gerard Malanga, poet; Viva, actress; Paul Morrissey; Taylor Mead, actor; Brigid Polk, actress; Joe Dallesandro, Andy Warhol, artist.
    This print was one of a projected edition of 50, of which only 25 were realized.

    Literature

    Avedon and Rosenberg, Portraits, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976, n.p.; Avedon, An Autobiography, Random House, 1993, n.p., no. 131; Livingston and Gopnik, Evidence: 1944-1994, Random House, 1994, pp.74-75 and 151; Avedon: The Sixties, Random House, 1999, pp. 78-83