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    Sale 7612

    Old Master, 19th Century, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    1 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 458

    Andy Warhol

    Mao (F. & S. II.90-99)

    Price Realised  

    Andy Warhol
    Mao (F. & S. II.90-99)
    the complete set of ten screenprints in colours, 1972, on Beckett High White paper, each inscribed Styria set in pencil on the reverse, the set of printer's proofs before the edition of 250 (there were also fifty artist's proofs) published by Castelli Graphics and Multiples, Inc., New York, printed by Styria Studio Inc., New York, each print with the artist's copyright stamp and the 2008 stamp of Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board (numbered consecutively A.151.083 - A.160.083 in pencil) on the reverse, printed to the edges of the full sheets (as published), the colours and surfaces exceptionally fresh, some with tiny, unobtrusive traces of paper fibre adhered to the black ink in places, some with thin spots verso, otherwise in excellent condition
    L., S. 916 x 916 mm. (average) (10)


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    Provenance

    Styria Studio Inc., New York.
    Peter Gidal, London, purchased in 1978 directly from the above.

    The writer and filmmaker Peter Gidal is the author of Andy Warhol - Films and Paintings, Studio Vista, Dutton Paperback, New York, 1971.


    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF PETER GIDAL