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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
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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 linen
40 x 40in. (101.6 x 101.6cm.)
Executed in 1977
Provenance
Acquired directly from the artist by the late owner.
Literature
E. Pelé, Edson Arantes Do Nascimento Pelé, London 2006 (illustrated in colour, unpaged).
N. Printz and S. King-Nero (eds.), The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné: Paintings 1976-1978, vol. 5A, New York 2018, p. 380, no. 3771 (illustrated in colour, p. 377).
Exhibited
Dallas, University Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Andy Warhol: Portraits, 1978. This exhibition later travelled to Houston, Texas Gallery (exhibition titled Andy Warhol: Athletes).
London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Athletes by Andy Warhol, 1978.
London, Martin Summers Fine Art, Andy Warhol: The Athlete Series, 2007, p. 64 (illustrated in colour, p. 65).
Beijing, Galleri Faurschou, Andy Warhol: Sports, Stars and Society, 2008.
Sacramento, Crocker Art Museum, American Pop: Featuring Andy Warhol's Athletes from the Richard Weisman Collection, 2008.
Athens, Byzantine and Christian Museum, Warhol Icon: The Creation of an Image, 2009-2010, p. 60 (illustrated in colour, p. 40).
Calgary, Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary, Andy Warhol: The Athlete Series, 2013.
Burlington, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Andy Warhol's Athletes, 2013.
Dayton, Dayton Art Institute, Andy Warhol: Athletes and The Art of Sport, Highlights from the Collection of the Dayton Art Institute, 2013.
Reno, Nevada Museum of Art, Andy Warhol: Athletes, 2013-2014.
San Antonio, San Antonio Museum of Art, Andy Warhol: The Athletes, 2014.
Oklahoma City, The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Warhol: The Athletes, 2015.
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