1928 - 1987
MUHAMMAD ALI (F. & S. II.179-182)
The complete set of four screenprints in colors, 1978, each signed in felt-tip pen and numbered 64/150 (total edition includes ten artist's proofs), on Strathmore Bristol paper, printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, published by Andy Warhol Enterprises, Inc., New York, and with their inkstamp on the verso, framed (4 prints)
sheets: 1016 by 762 mm 40 by 30 in
The prints are in good condition, the full sheets printed to the edges. Each with an occasional faint scuff. F. & S. II.180 with a tiny scratch in the lower left corner and a few inconspicuous creases, the longest measuring 5 ½ in. in the upper right corner. (Three sheets with paper fibers adhered to the black ink of the uppermost screen in a few tiny spots.)
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