Lot 136
  • 136

Andy Warhol

100,000 - 150,000 GBP
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  • Andy Warhol
  • A la recherche du shoe perdu; and Shoe and Leg (F. & S. IV.69B - 85)
  • offset lithograph and watercolour
  • small sheets approx.: 248 by 349mm 9 3/4 by 13 3/4 in
  • largest sheet: 665 by 512mm 26 1/8 by 20 1/8 in
The complete portfolio, comprising 16 offset lithographs, 15 with hand colouring, and the hand-coloured cover, with text by Ralph Pomeroy; together with Shoe and Leg, circa 1955, each sheet with The Estate of Andy Warhol and the Authorized by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts inkstamps verso, each annotated in pencil verso, on wove paper, the lettering by Warhol's mother, Julia Warhola, each framed

Catalogue Note

Feldman and Schellmann catalogue Shoe and Leg separately from the A la recherche du shoe perdu portfolio; however they write that Warhol created it at approximately the same date and that some portfolios include this work.  Warhol's original intention is not known.