09-21-2018 09-21-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3140B Boston
September 21, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Portraits of the Artists

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3140B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 21, 2018 10:00AM


Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)

Portraits of the Artists, from the portfolio Ten from Leo Castelli, 1967, edition of 200 plus proofs, printed by Fine Creations, Inc., New York, published by Tanglewood Press, Inc., New York (Feldman & Schellmann, II.17). Initials and inscription "A.W. A.P." incised into the side of the light blue Warhol block, identified on a label from the J.L. Hudson Gallery, Detroit, affixed to the backing. Screenprints on 100 polystyrene boxes in ten colors, total size 20 x 20 in. (50.6 x 50.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Very minor soiling and/or rubs, only the signed block removed from frame for examination.

N.B. The portraits depict the artists who contributed to the seminal portfolio Ten from Leo Castelli and are, from left to right, Lee Bontcou, Frank Stella, Larry Poons, Robert Morris, Donald Judd, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, and Andy Warhol. The portfolio was a collection of 10 multiples made out of a variety of media and is a veritable "who's who" of the 1960s New York art scene.
Estimate $25,000-35,000

Subtle scratches in the dark green Rosenquist and dark blue Johns; printing imperfection in the clear Lichtenstein. The plexiglas frame, which is not original to the piece, does have minor scratches on its surface. No additional issues to report.

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Tanglewood Press Inc., Fine Creations Inc., Robert Morris, Roy Lichtenstein, Donald Judd, Frank Stella, Jasper Johns, Lee Bontcou