ANDY WARHOL | AFRICAN ELEPHANT (F. & S. II.293)
Property from an Important Private Collection
1928 - 1987
AFRICAN ELEPHANT (F. & S. II.293)
Screenprint in colours, 1983, from Endangered Species, signed in pencil, numbered 86/150 (total edition includes 30 artist's proofs), with the printer's blindstamp, Rupert Jasen Smith, with the publisher's ink stamp verso, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc., New York, with the artist's copyright stamp verso, on Lenox Museum Board, unframed
sheet: 965 by 965mm 38 by 38in
The full sheet, in good condition, the lower right tip of sheet skinned, a minor paper loss beneath Warhol's signature, further occasional rubbing and small abrasions along the extreme sheet edges, unframed.
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