Lot 371: ANDY WARHOL | Speed Skater (F. & S. II.303)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Screenprint in colors, 1983, signed in pencil, numbered LXXVII/CL (total edition includes 10 artist's proofs), from the Art and Sports portfolio, on Arches 88 paper, with the blindstamp of the printer, Rupert Jasen Smith, New York, published by Visconti Art Spectrum, Vienna, with the artist's copyright stamp on the verso, framed
The print is in generally good condition, aside from light stain. The red in the figure has faded to orange. A tiny crack in the ink at lower right edge. An approximately 1/4 inch strip along the perimeter of the sheet where the print was previously covered by the mat.
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Dimensions: sheet: 852 by 620 mm 33 1/2 by 24 3/8 in