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Lot #6094
Andy Warhol Signed Exhibition Poster

Warhol autographs an exhibition poster featuring his iconic Marilyn Monroe

Estimate: $6000+
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Warhol autographs an exhibition poster featuring his iconic Marilyn Monroe

Original color 19.75 x 29.75 promotional poster for an Andy Warhol exhibition held at London's Tate Gallery from February 17 to March 28, 1971, featuring an iconic image of the artist's silkscreened Marilyn Monroe, entitled 'Shot Sage Blue Marilyn,' signed along the bottom in black felt tip, “Andy Warhol.” Printed by the Hillingdon Press. Nicely mounted and framed to an overall size of 23.75 x 33.75. In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from University Archives.

The month of Monroe's tragic death, Warhol, who had only just begun experimenting with the silkscreen process, decided to pay tribute to the late screen legend with a series of multicolored paintings. The basis of this image, and those that represent Warhol's iconic 'Marilyn Diptych,' derives from a publicity shot by Gene Korman for the 1953 film Niagara. A gorgeous vintage Warhol exhibition poster in its own right, this museum-quality display piece finds Warhol signing one of his most identifiable and desirable subjects. The original silkscreen painting of 'Shot Sage Blue Marilyn' recently sold at auction for a record $195,000,000.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Remarkable Rarities
  • Dates: #669 - Ended September 23, 2023

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