Property of a Private American Collector
1928 - 1987
MOONWALK (F. & S. II.404 - 405)
The complete set of two screenprints in colors, 1987, each with the printed signature and inscribed 'PP 3/5', printer's proofs aside from the numbered edition of 160 plus 31 artist's proofs, signed in pencil on the verso by the executor of the Andy Warhol Estate, Frederick Hughes, the printer, Rupert Jasen Smith, and the publisher, Ronald Feldman, on Lenox Museum Board, with the blindstamps of the printer and publisher, framed (2 prints)
first sheet: 965 by 965 mm 38 by 38 in
second sheet: 965 by 961 mm 38 by 37 ¾ in
The prints are in good condition except (F. & S. II.404) with a small nick at top sheet edge and a thin vertical scratch at upper left, both with some associated black ink loss. Each print with some tiny ink losses, light rubbing and a few fingerprints along the sheet edges.
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