Collection: Andy Warhol

Jean Cocteau by Andy Warhol, 1983

Screen printing over paper collage
98,5 x84,6 cm : sheet size .framed under Plexiglass work : 114x100cm .
with the stamps of the estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation
for the Visual Arts on the reverse and archive number 115.089.
catalogue raisonné : cf. Feldman / Schellmann / Defendi III / B / 15 .
Provenance: Estate of the artist. The Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts.
Literature: cf. T. Schafrazi , C . Ratcliff , R.Rosenblum , Andy Warhol portraits, New York, 2007.
condition: At lower margin with restorations in the paper.

In the newspaper “Libération ” in October 1983, a silkscreen by Jean Cocteau created by Warhol was enclosed as a special supplement. It was based on a photograph. in addition to this commissioned work, a number of silkscreens were created on collaged colored paper freely arranged by the artist. these uniques pieces mostly remained in the possession of the artist.
( a copy of Libération newspaper 1983 will be included with the work .)

Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987, American)
Creation Year: 1983
Height: 44.89 in. (114 cm)
Width: 39.38 in. (100 cm)
Movement & Style: Pop Art
Period: 1980-1989