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    Sale 2168

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 121

    RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)

    Andy Warhol Members of the Factory, New York City, 10/30/69

    Price Realised  

    RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)
    Andy Warhol Members of the Factory, New York City, 10/30/69
    signed, numbered '13/50' in graphite, copyright credit and reproduction title stamps (on the reverse)
    triptych--gelatin silver print
    7¾ x 29 3/8 in. (19.6 x 74.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1975. This work is number thirteen from an edition of fifty.


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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.

    Provenance

    Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, November 28, 1980


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BETTY FREEMAN


    Literature

    R. Avedon and H. Rosenberg, Portraits, New York, 1976, n.p. (illustrated).
    R. Avedon, An Autobiography, New York, 1993, n.p., no. 131 (illustrated).
    J. Livingston, Evidence: 1944-1994, New York, 1994, pp. 74-75, 151 (illustrated).
    Avedon: The Sixties, New York, 1999, pp. 78-83 (illustrated).