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ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)
ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)
ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)
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ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)

Muhammad Ali

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ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)
Muhammad Ali
inscribed 'I certify that this is an orig. painting by Andy Warhol completed by him in 1978 Frederick Hughes' (on the overlap); signed by Muhammad Ali (on the reverse)
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
40 x 40 in. (101.6 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1977.
Provenance
Richard L. Weisman, Seattle, acquired directly from the artist
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 11 May 2011, lot 54
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Literature
P. Shea, ed., Picasso to Pop: The Richard Weisman Collection, New York and Los Angeles, 2003 (illustrated on the cover).
N. Printz and S. King-Nero, eds., The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné: Paintings 1976-1978, vol. 5A, New York, 2018, pp. 339 and 341, no. 3718 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Columbus, Pace/Columbus, Andy Warhol, March-April 1978.
London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Athletes by Andy Warhol, June-July 1978.
East Hampton, Vered Gallery, Andy Warhol, 2004.
London, Martin Summers Fine Art, Andy Warhol: The Athlete Series, May-June 2007, pp. 8 and 80 (illustrated).
Beijing, Galleri Faurschou, Andy Warhol: Sports, Stars and Society, July-September 2008, p. 8 (illustrated).
Bloomfield Hills, Cranbrook Art Museum, Andy Warhol: Grand Slam, 2008-2009.
Athens, Byzantine & Christian Museum, Warhol/Icon: The Creation of Image, October 2009-January 2010, pp. 40-41 (illustrated).

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