25 June 2004
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
signed and dated 'Andy Warhol 1984' (on the overlap)
synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen inks on canvas
40 1/8 x 40in. (102 x 101.5cm.)
Executed in 1984
Donated by the artist in 1985 to the Philip Morris Foundation in the Whitney Museum, New York.
Swiss Fabbriche di Tabacco Riunite, Switzerland.
Won by the present owner in a contest organised by the above.
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