8 April 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 37,250
Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 40,000
Sweet Dreams Baby! from 11 Pop Artists III (C. 39)
screenprint in colours, 1965, on smooth wove paper, signed in pencil, presumably one of approximately five artist's proofs aside from the edition of two hundred (there were also fifty numbered in Roman numerals), published by Original Editions, New York, the full sheet, the colours slightly attenuated, pale mount staining, occasional unobtrusive light scuffs, otherwise in good condition, framed
L. 905 x 647 mm., S. 956 x 701 mm.
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