Andy Warhol, Beethoven, 1987 Unique Color Trial Proof
|Artist:||Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987)|
|Title:||Beethoven, 1987 Unique Color Trial Proof|
|Medium:||Unique Color Screenprint on Lenox Museum Board|
|Image:||40 in x 40 in (101.6 cm x 101.6 cm)|
|Sheet:||40 in x 40 in (101.6 cm x 101.6 cm)|
|Framed:||approx. 50 in x 50 in (127 cm x 127 cm)|
|Edition:||A unique work inscribed ‘TP’ (trial proof) and numbered from the edition of 72 unique trial proofs; aside from the edition of 60; Printed by Jasen Smith, New York.|
|Signature:||This work is hand signed in pencil on verso by the executor of The Estate of Andy Warhol, the publisher, and the printer on a stamped certificate of authenticity.|
|Condition:||This work is in excellent condition.|
Andy Warhol Beethoven, 1987 masterfully re-imagines the classical 19th century portrait of the composer, transforming it into a strikingly eye-catching pop-art piece that perfectly embodies Warhol’s bold creative vision. Beethoven’s figure and the paper in his hands take on fantastically colored hues and lively lines of sheet music sweep dramatically across the whole composition.
Created in 1987, this unique color screenprint on Lenox Museum Board is hand signed in pencil on verso by the executor of The Estate of Andy Warhol, the publisher, and the printer on a stamped certificate of authenticity. A unique work inscribed ‘TP’ (trial proof) and numbered from the edition of 72 unique trial proofs; aside from the edition of 60; Printed by Jasen Smith, New York.
Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Andy Warhol Beethoven, 1987 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonné and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).
1. Feldman, Frayda and Jörg Schellmann, A Catalogue Raisonne, 4th ed. Other variants are listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. II.390.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.
About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Andy Warhol Beethoven, 1987 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.