Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern Art & Design: Spring 2020

Sat, May 2, 2020 12:00PM EDT
Lot 243

Andy Warhol "Electric Chair" Screenprint (F. & S. IIIA.4)

Estimate: $32,000 - $38,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Designer & Manufacturer: Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Markings: Andy Warhol Estate stamps and T.J.H. initial
Country of Origin & Materials: American; screenprint on Strathmore Drawing paper
Dimensions(H,W,D): 17.75"h, 23.5"w; 24.5"h, 30.5"w frame
Additional Information: Andy Warhol's "Electric Chair (from Retrospective Series)" is based on a press service photograph (Wide World Photo, January 13, 1953) of the electric chair in the death chamber at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York. The unique impression printed circa 1978 by Rupert Jasen Smith. Reference: Andy Warhol Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne 1962-1967 Fourth Edition, Arthur Danto and Donna DeSalvo, #IIIA.4. Provenance: Wooster Projects Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (Warhol Estate # UP 47.48) | Alan Brown Gallery, Naples, FL. Reference: Andy Warhol Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne 1962-1967, IIIA.4 . Fourth Edition. Gallery label to reverse: Robert Fontaine Gallery, Miami, Florida. Provenance: Gallery, Naples, Florida.

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good, corner creases, repair in upper margin, not examined outside frame (condition of art only)
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