ANDY WARHOL | BEETHOVEN (F. & S. II.390-393)
200,000 to - 300,000 GBP
Property from a German Private Collection
1928 - 1987
BEETHOVEN (F. & S. II.390-393)
The complete set, comprising four screenprints in colours, 1987, each signed in pencil by the Executor of the Andy Warhol Estate, the publisher and the printer verso, numbered 51/60 (the total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), with the printer's blindstamp, Rupert Jasen Smith, New York, on Lenox Museum Board, each framed
each sheet: approx. 1020 by 1020mm 40⅛ by 40⅛in
The full sheets, printed to the edges, in good condition, the lightest pinks and yellows somewhat attenuated, occasional pale scuff marks in the black ink, II. 390 – 392 with a couple of nicks along the left sheet edges and corners (II.391 and II.392 with some associated creasing along the extreme sheet edges), II.393 with a split along the upper sheet edge at right, skinning at the lower left corner verso (slight associated creasing recto), each framed.
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