Queen Ntombi Twala
1928 - 1987
Queen Ntombi Twala
with the artist’s copyright and the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board, Inc.’s inkstamps verso, numbered 111.089
screenprint on Lenox Museum Board
100 by 80 cm., 39¼ by 31½ in.
Executed in 1985, from Reigning Queens, printed in a unique combination of colours, this work is a proof aside from the signed and numbered edition of 40.
Please note the colours in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings.
This work is in very good condition. The sheet is hinged to the mount in several places along the edges. The sheet is horizontally slightly undulating, most dominantly along the upper left edge. The corners are slightly worn and there are few minor nicks along the edges. There is a light abrasion in the upper left edge in the white area. There is a stain towards the lower left corner and a further one towards the upper center right edge. There are some single fly spots in places. There are light surface scuff marks in places most dominantly in the left blue areas. When examined under UV, there is a faint scratch visible in the upper left quadrant.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE
Private Collection, Los Angeles
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Frayda Feldman and Jörg Schellmann, Andy Warhol Prints, a catalogue raisonné 1962 - 1987, Munich 2003, pp. 142, cf. no. II.347, another example illustrated in colour