Modern, Post War & Contemporary, Evening Sale
Modern, Post War & Contemporary, Evening Sale | Auction | 05.06.2024 | Preview: 31.05.2024 - 02.06.2024

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Lot 32 | Andy Warhol | African Elephant

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Auction results from: Andy Warhol
1928 Pittsburgh, PA/USA - 1987 New York

Title: African Elephant.
Subtitle: From: Endangered Species.
Date: 1983.
Technique: Colour silkscreen on Lenox museum card.
Depiction Size: 96,5 x 96,5cm.
Notation: Signed and numbered.
Publisher: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc., New York (publisher).
Number: 133/150.

The sheet bears the printer's blind stamp Rupert Jasen Smith, New York. The artist's copyright stamp is on the reverse.

- Galerie Heinz Holtmann, Cologne
- Private collection Hesse (since 1984)

- Feldman, Frayda/Schellmann, Jörg: Andy Warhol - Prints, A Catalogue Raisonné 1962-1987, Milan 2003 (4th ed.), cat. rais. no. II.293, ill.

- One of the most sought-after motifs from the "Endangered Species" portfolio
- At the time, the portfolio was intended to draw attention to the destruction of animal habitats and is still highly relevant today
- The "African Elephant" creates an enormous presence in the room due to the way it is depicted
- Beautiful and intense colours

Hilke Hendriksen
Modern, Post War & Contemporary Art
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Stock Id: 77764-1

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