Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 175

 

175
Andy Warhol
Mick Jagger, 1975.
Silkscreen in colors
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 41,600
Sold:
€ 131,250 / $ 136.500

(incl. surcharge)
Mick Jagger. 1975.
Silkscreen in colors.
Feldman/Schellmann/Defendi II.139. Signed and numbered and with Mick Jagger's signature. From an edition of 250 copies. On structured wove paper. 110.8 x 73.4 cm (43.6 x 28.8 in), size of sheet.
Sheet 2 from a total of 10 from the portfolio of the same name. Published by Seabird Editions, London (with the stamp on teh reverse). Printed by Alexander Heinrici, New York. [AR].
• Andy Warhol's portraits are as popular as the artist himself.
• He loved to portray the celebrities of his days, in this case Mick Jagger
• In 1975 he used one of his own photos for the first time: He had shot pictures of the Stones' singer Mick Jagger at his summer home in Monatuk, Long Island, where the band was rehearsing.
• Usage of a new technique consisting of photo, collage and graphic line before the transfer to silkscreen
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Hesse.

"People are so fantastic. You can't take a bad picture."
Andy Warhol, quoted from: Roberta Bernstein, Warhol as Printmaker, in: Frayda Feldman, Jörg Schellmann, Andy Warhol Prints, Munich - New York 1989, p. 7.




175
Andy Warhol
Mick Jagger, 1975.
Silkscreen in colors
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 41,600
Sold:
€ 131,250 / $ 136.500

(incl. surcharge)