1 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 37,250
Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000
Lenin (F. & S. II.403)
screenprint in colours, 1987, on Arches 88, signed on the reverse by the executor of the Andy Warhol Estate, with their authentication stamp, numbered 37/120 (there were also 24 artist's proofs), published by the artist, New York, printed by Rupert Jansen Smith, New York, with his blindstamp at lower left, printed to the edges of the full sheet (as published), the colours fresh, a tiny printing flaw to the right of the collar, another just left of the head, in very good condition, in a clear perspex frame
L., S. 1000 x 747 mm.
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