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

Shot Sage Blue Marilyn

ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)
Shot Sage Blue Marilyn
signed and dated 'Andy Warhol / 64' (on the overlap)
acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen
40 x 40 in. (101.6 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1964.
Leon Kraushar, New York
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Fred Mueller, New York
Private collection
Blum Helman Gallery, New York
S. I. Newhouse, New York
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich, acquired from the above through Gagosian Gallery in 1986
Bequest from the above to the present owner
J. Coplans, Andy Warhol, London, 1970, p. 69 (illustrated).
R. Crone, Andy Warhol, New York, 1970, p. 239, no. 71.
Warhol, Tate Gallery, exh. cat., London, 1971, p. 97, fig. 1 (illustrated and illustrated on the front cover).
F. Zdenek, "Die Kunst als eine Art der Dokumentation," Kunst Nachrichten, vol. 7, no. 6 February 1971 (illustrated).
R. Crone, Das bildnerische Werk Andy Warhols, Berlin, 1976, p. 331, no. 78.
W. Schmalenbach, Amerikaner. Kunst aus USA nach 1950, Düsseldorf, 1977, p. 35 (illustrated).
C. Ratcliff, Andy Warhol, Munich/Lucerne, 1984, p. 86, no. 82 (illustrated and illustrated on the front cover).
E. Billeter, "Ein Grosser starb: Andy Warhol," Art-Expo. Internationales Kunstjahrbuch, 1987, p. 239 (illustrated).
B. Curiger, Parkett No. 12. Collaboration Andy Warhol, 1987, p. 85 (illustrated).
D. Gimelson, "Ammann for all Seasons," Art and Auction, vol. 10, no. 4, 1987, p. 192 (illustrated).
K. Honnef, Andy Warhol 1928-1987. Kunst als Kommerz, Cologne, 1989, p. 15 (illustrated).
H. H. Holz, "Andy Warhol. Vom Mechanismus des Erfolgs," Artis, vol. 41, no. 7-8, July-August 1989, pp. 34-35 (illustrated).
L. Romain, "Pop Art," PAN. Zeitschrift für Kunst und Kultur, no. 11, 1991 (illustrated on the front cover).
T. Osterwold, Pop Art, Cologne, 1991 (illustrated on the front cover).
L. Romain, Andy Warhol, Munich, 1993, p. 12, no. 5 (illustrated).
A. Nemeczek, "Comeback mit Bildern aus dem zweiten Leben," Art. Das Kunstmagazin, no. 11, November 1993, p. 16 (illustrated).
M. Klant, Bildende Kunst 3. Sehen, Verstehen, Gestalten, Hanover, 1995 (illustrated on the front cover).
I. Walther, Malerei der Welt. Band II: Von der Romantik zur Gegenwart, Cologne, 1995, p. 659 (illustrated).
J. Tesch and E. Hollmann, Kunst! Das 20. Jahrhundert, Munich, 1997, p. 155 (illustrated)
J.M. Faerna, Andy Warhol. The Great Modern Master, New York, 1997, p. 41, pl. 35 (illustrated and illustrated on the front cover, incorrectly titled Turquoise Marilyn).
A. Nemeczek, Das Bild der Kunst, Cologne, 1999, pp. 14-15 (illustrated).
M. Chini, Pop art. Miti e linguaggio della comunicazione di massa, Florence, 2003, p. 38 (illustrated).
S. Watson, Factory Made: Warhol and the Sixties, Toronto, 2003, p. 174.
G. Frei and N. Printz, eds., The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings and Sculptures 1964-1969, vol. 2A, London, 2004, pp. 275 and 278, no. 1293 (illustrated).
D. Fogle, Andy Warhol/Supernova: Stars, Deaths, and Disasters 1962-1964, Minneapolis, 2005, p. 16.
V. Bockris, Warhol: The Biography, Cambridge, 2009, p. 201.
J. Wilcock, The Autobiography and Sex Life of Andy Warhol, New York, 2010, p. 50 (illustrated).
J. Blessing, Haunted. Contemporary Photography, Video, Performance, New York, 2010, p. 63.
S. Hunter, Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography, New York, 2020 (illustrated on the front cover).
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Photographic Image, January-February 1966, n.p., no. 28.
Pasadena Art Museum; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; Eindhoven, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Andy Warhol, May-November 1970, p. 14, no. 105.
Zurich, Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Faces and Figures, June-September 1989, no. 29 (illustrated).
London, Royal Academy of Arts; Cologne, Museum Ludwig; Madrid, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Pop Art, September 1991-September 1992, p. 113, pl. 65, no. 244 (London, illustrated); pl. 63 (Cologne, illustrated); p. 117 (Madrid, illustrated).
Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Andy Warhol. Series and Singles, September-December 2000, p. 135, no. 72 (illustrated).
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Les années Pop, March-June 2001, n.p., no. 64.43 (illustrated).
Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Andy Warhol. Retrospective, October 2001-August 2002, p. 145, no. 96 (illustrated).
Zurich, Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Thirty Three Women, June-September 2003, no. 16 (illustrated).
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Please note that the final lines of provenance have been updated to reflect the following:
S. I. Newhouse, New York
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich, acquired from the above through Gagosian Gallery in 1986
Bequest from the above to the present owner

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