ANDY WARHOL | COW (FELDMAN & SCHELLMANN II.11, 11A, 12, 12A)
1928 - 1987
COW (FELDMAN & SCHELLMANN II.11, 11A, 12, 12A)
Four screenprints in colours, 1966-76, impressions aside from the signed editions of 100 and 150, each with the Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts inkstamps verso, initialled 'T. J. H.', with the foundation's numbering in pencil, on wallpaper, each framed
each sheet: approx. 1162 by 755mm 45¾ by 29¾in
The full sheets, in good condition (F. & S. II.11 in generally good condition), occasional slight scuff marks (most only visible in a raking light), some slight creasing at sheet edges as is common with this paper, pale backboard-staining, each sheet hinged tightly to backboard and framed. *(Each verso partially examined).
Imperfections to individual sheets include:
F. & S. II.11: A partially repaired tear at centre of upper sheet edge just extending into the image (measuring approx. 5.5cm), a pale water stain in lower image, a few further tears, nicks and creases mostly at sheet edges, some with associated ink-cracking, a small loss at lower left corner, a pale water stain at upper left sheet edge.
F. & S. II.11A: A pale, linear scuff mark along upper sheet edge. (A hairline imperfection below the cow's left ear is inherent to printing).
F. & S. II.12A: A crease near lower sheet edge with associated inconsistencies in the ink (measuring approx. 14cm).
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