ANDY WARHOL | QUEEN ELIZABETH II OF THE UNITED KINGDOM (F. & S. II.335A)
Property from an Important Private Collection
1928 - 1987
QUEEN ELIZABETH II OF THE UNITED KINGDOM (F. & S. II.335A)
Screenprint in colours with diamond dust, 1985, from Reigning Queens (Royal Edition), signed in pencil, inscribed 'R', numbered AP 2/5 (an artist's proof aside from the edition of 30), with the printer's blindstamp, Rupert Jasen Smith, New York, published by George C. P. Mulder, Amsterdam, with the artist's copyright inkstamp verso, on Lenox Museum Board, unframed
sheet: 1000 by 800mm 39⅜ by 31½in
The full sheet, printed to the edges, in good condition, a few minute nicks at extreme sheet edges with associated spots of very minor pigment loss, unframed.
(A few linear imperfections in the purple ink at upper right corner and a minute adhesion to the right of the subject's neck are inherent to production).
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