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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
The Collection of Richard L. Weisman
Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Pelé

Details
Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Pelé
signed 'Andy Warhol ©' and signed by Edson Pelé (on the reverse)
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
40 x 40 in. (101.6 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1977.
Provenance
Acquired directly from the artist by the late owner
Literature
E. Pelé, Edson Arantes Do Nascimento Pelé, Berlin, 2006, n.p. (illustrated).
N. Printz and S. King-Nero, eds., The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné: Paintings 1976-1978, vol. 5A, New York, 2018, pp. 375 and 380, no. 3768 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Coe Kerr Gallery; Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Athletes by Andy Warhol, December 1977-April 1978.
London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Andy Warhol: Athletes, July 1978.
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, LeRoy Neiman, Andy Warhol: An Exhibition of Sports Paintings, November 1981-January 1982, no. 10.

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