During July 1974, Marie-Louis Jeanneret, the Geneva-based art dealer invited Warhol for a two week residency at the Centro internazionale di Sperimentazioni Artistiche in Boissano, Italy where she organized the exhibition Astrattismo e Pop Art from July 21st to September 15th 1974.
The colours in the catalogue illustration are slightly brighter and more contrasted than in the original work.
The work is composed of torn posters assembled with tape. The overall collage is not mounted to any paper or cardboard. The work is in very good original condition. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."