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Andy Warhol
1928 - 1987
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN (ALPHANSO PANELL)
signed and dated 75 on the overlap
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
14 1/4 by 11 in. 36.2 by 27.9 cm.
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Provenance

Collection of Carlo Monzino, Lugano
Binoche, Tokyo, 30 November 1989, Lot 15
Private Collection (acquired from the above sale)
Christie’s, New York, 14 November 2007, Lot 195
Acquired from the above sale by Marc Jacobs

Exhibited

Ferrara, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Andy Warhol: Ladies and Gentlemen, 1975, p. 245, illustrated in color 
Venice, Abbazia di San Gregorio, Andy Warhol in Venice, June 1988, cat. no. 68, p. 72, illustrated in color 

Literature

Neil Printz and Sally King-Nero, Eds., The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné: Paintings and Sculpture, Volume 04, 1974-1976, New York 2014, cat. no. 2921, p. 134, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"Drag queens are living testimony to the way women used to be, the way some people still want them to be, and the way some women will actually want to be. Drags are ambulatory archives of ideal movie star womanhood. They perform a documentary service, usually consecrating their lives to keeping the glittering alternative alive and available for (not-too-close) inspection.”
Andy Warhol

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