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    Sale 7617

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    19 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

    Mao

    Price Realised  

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    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
    Mao
    the complete set of ten screenprints in colours, 1972, on Beckett High White paper, the colours particularly fresh and bright, each signed in ball-point pen and numbered A.P. (an artist's proof set aside fron the edition of 250), each with the artist's copyright stamp on the reverse, published by Castelli Graphics and Multiples Inc., New York, printed to or close to the edges of the full sheets as published, in extremely good condition, in the original cardboard box, signed, numbered and titled in ball-point pen, and with the artist's name and title stamped on the front
    L., S. 914 x 914 mm. (average)


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.


    Literature

    F. Feldman and J. Schellmann (eds.), Andy Warhol Prints: a Catalogue Raisonné, New York 1995, nos. 90-99 (others from the edition illustrated in colour, pp. 54-55).
    F. Feldman and J. Schellmann (eds.), Andy Warhol Prints: a Catalogue Raisonné, New York 2003, pp. 82-93).
    S. Bluttal, D. Hickey (eds.), Andy Warhol "GIANT" Size, London 2006 (others from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 507).