Lot 1705 - A191 Photography - Monday, 02. December 2019, 03.30 PM

ANDY WARHOL

(1928-1987)
"Photographs", 1976-1979. Portfolio with 12 original-photographs.
Gelatin silver prints on Agfa paper. Slightly later prints, printed under the supervision of Chris Makos. The verso of each fully signed by the artist and numbered 208/250 by another hand. Zurich, Bruno Bischofberger and New York, Andy Warhol Photographs, 1980. The prints each 50 x 40.5 cm, image dimensions approx. 42 x 29.5 cm (vertical and horizontal formats); mats 66 x 51 cm; case 69.5 x 53 cm. [2] sheets. Title and plate list; prints inserted in mats, together loose in original, half-leather case with blind-stamped title on the spine. - One of 250 hand-numbered copies.

Literature:
- Karl Steinorth and Thomas Buchsteiner (eds.). Andy Warhol. Social Disease photographs '76-'79. Ostfildern, 1992 (ill. cover and p. 39-51, 94).
- Christoph Heinrich and Karin Schick (eds.). Andy Warhol. Photography. Exhibition catalogue, Hamburger Kunsthalle, 13.5.–22.8.1999 and The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, 6.11.2000–14.2.2001. Zurich, 1999 (ill. 249-254).

Provenance:
- Galerie De Pury & Luxembourg Art, Geneva, 2000.
- Thence Swiss private collection.

COMPRISING: 1. "Bianca Jagger at Halston's House, New York", 2. "His Holiness Pope John Paul II, St. Peter's Square, Rome", 3. "Henry Kissinger & Elizabeth Taylor Warner, Washington, D. C.", 4. "Truman Capote at Home, New York", 5. "Salvador Dali & Ultra Violet, New York", 6. "Diana Vreeland, 'Empress of Fashion', New York", 7. "Halston at Home, New York", 8. "Tennesse Williams & Producer Lester Persky, New York", 9. "Liza Minnelli at Halston's House, New York", 10. "Andy Warhol, Self Portrait, Montauk, Long Island", 11. "Peter Malatesta & Monique van Vooren, Washington D. C.", 12. "Bianca Jagger, Liza Minnelli, & Jacqueline Onassis in Liza's Dressing Room, New York".

Original cardboard box available.

"You judge a party by how many celebrities are there."
(Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol´s Exposures. New York, 1979, p. 19)

CHF 25 000 / 40 000

€ 21 930 / 35 090