Lot 57: ANDY WARHOL | Marilyn Monroe (F. & S. II.31)
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Screenprint in colors, 1967, signed in pencil and stamp-numbered 82/250 on the verso (total edition includes 26 artist's proofs), on wove paper, published by Factory Additions, New York, framed
Fractionally shaved at the bottom sheet edge at left (2mm), otherwise the full sheet, printed to the edges, generally in good condition, the yellow has slightly mottled and darkened, uneven backboard-staining verso (with a band of paler discoloration, approx. 1 inch, along the sheet edges on verso). Occasional unobtrusive ink losses towards the side sheet edges, a further small area of ink losses at lower right corner may be a printing defect, two partial cuts just in from the left sheet edge at top and bottom, occasional further nicks mainly towards sheet corners, framed.
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Dimensions: sheet: 914 by 914 mm 36 by 36 in