ANDY WARHOL | OLD FASHIONED VEGETABLE (F. & S. II.54)
Property from an Important Private Collection
1928 - 1987
OLD FASHIONED VEGETABLE (F. & S. II.54)
Screenprint in colours, 1969, from Campbell's Soup II, signed in black ball-point pen verso, stamp-numbered 41/250 (total edition includes 26 artist's proofs), on smooth wove paper, unframed
sheet: 890 by 585mm 35 by 23in
The full sheet, the colours fresh, in good condition apart from several short, skilfully repaired tears through the 'ION' and 'AB' of Old Fashioned Vegetable, with a few associated short abrasions, some touched-in, a few slight scuff marks (only visible in a raking light) and soft handling creases, the verso with pale discoloration at sheet edges and a small thinned area supported by Japan fibres at upper right sheet edge, unframed.
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