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Mao by ANDY WARHOL

ANDY WARHOL

(AMERICAN, 1928 - 1987)

Mao , 1972

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Materials:

acrylic, silkscreen ink and pencil on canvas

Measurements:

82.01 in. (208.30 cm.) (height) by 60.00 in. (152.40 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed on the reverse

Exhibited:

Basel, Kunstmuseum Basel, . Zehn Bildnisse von Mao Tse-Tung , October - November 1972, n.p., no. 4, illustrated in color. Turin, Galleria Galatea. , Andy Warhol , November 1972 - February 1973, n.p., no. 4, illustrated in color . Paris, Musée Galliera, . Andy Warhol: Mao , February - March 1974

Literature:

Rainer Crone, . Das Bildnerische Werk Andy Warhols , Berlin, 1976, cat. no. 186. Sally King-Nero and Neil Printz, eds., . The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné: Paintings and Sculptures 1970-1974 , . Vol. 03 , New York, 2010, p. 186, no. 2280, illustrated in color and p. 192 (text

Provenance:

Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich. Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin. Private Collection, Turin (acquired by the present owner from the above in 1972). Acquired by the present owner from the above

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