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Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Birmingham Race Riot

Auction:
2422
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2422
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 12, 2008 12:00PM

Description:

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)

Birmingham Race Riot, from TEN WORKS + TEN PAINTERS, 1964, edition of 500 plus proofs, published by the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford (Feldman & Schellmann, II.3). Unsigned, numbered "13/500" on the colophon, Ives-Sillman, New Haven dry stamp l.r., Fogg Art Museum duplicate and other stamps on the reverse. Screenprint on paper, image/sheet 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 60.7 cm), matted and with the original portfolio box and colophon pages, unframed.
Condition: Subtle surface rubs (some with gentle soiling), unobtrusive wear to box.

Provenance: Property of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard Art Museum, sold to benefit the acquisition fund.
Estimate $400-600

The rubs are visible only from certain angles and effect only the sheen of the ink.

Keywords

Andy Warhol, Fogg Art Museum, Wadsworth Atheneum, Harvard Art Museum, Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Massachusetts, The Velvet Underground

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