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Andy Warhol

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WARHOL, ANDY 1928 Pittsburgh, PA/USA - 1987 New York Title: Beethoven. Date: 1987. Technique: Colour silkscreen on Lenox museum card. Sheet Size: 101.5 x 101.5cm. Notation: Inscribed verso upper left: H2. Publisher: Hermann Wünsche, Bonn (publisher). Frame: Framed. The work is a trial print that appeared outside the 4-part portfolio. This unique colour variant was intended for the publisher Hermann Wünsche. The designation "H 2" on the reverse stands for Hermann (Wünsche). The work does not bear the dry stamp of the printer Rupert Jasen Smith, New York. We would like to thank the estate of Hermann Wünsche for their kind advice. Provenance: - Estate of Hermann Wünsche, Bonn - Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann, Düsseldorf - Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia Literature: - Feldman, Frayda/Schellmann, Jörg: Andy Warhol - Prints, A Catalogue Raisonné 1962-1987, Milan 2003 (4th ed.), II.B.390-393. - One of the artist's outstanding portraits, painted shortly before his death - The portrait was commissioned by Hermann Wünsche on the occasion of the 2000th anniversary of the then German capital Bonn - Expressive colour variation with camouflage pattern - Unique work Estimated shipping costs for this lot: Arrangement after the auction. Explanations to the Catalogue

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