ANDY WARHOL | LADIES AND GENTLEMAN
70,000 - 100,000 USD
1928 - 1987
LADIES AND GENTLEMAN
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
painting: 14 by 11 in. 35.6 by 27.9 cm.
framed: 20 by 16¾ in. 50.8 by 42.5 cm.
Executed in 1975.
This work is stamped by the Estate of Andy Warhol and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., and numbered PA 35.069 on the overlap.
This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of wear and handling to the edges including minor losses to the corners with subsequent flaking to the lower right corner, and hairline craquelure visible along the turning edges. Under very close inspection, a pinpoint spot of loss is visible on the top edge approximately 1.5 inches from the right edge. The colors are bright, fresh and clean. Under Ultraviolet inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed.
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Estate of Andy Warhol
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., New York
Stellan Holm Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in October 2005
Sally King-Nero and Neil Printz, Eds., The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné: Paintings and Sculpture Late 1974-1976, Vol. 04, New York 2014, cat. no. 3003, pp. 157 and 185, illustrated in color
Stockholm, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Andy Warhol: The Late Work, October 2004 - January 2005