Andy Warhol, Camouflage, 1987 FS II.407

Artist: Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987)
Title:Camouflage, 1987 FS II.407
Reference:FS II.407
Series:Camouflage Series, 1987
Medium:Screenprint on Lenox Museum Board.
Image:38 × 38 in (96.5 x 96.5 cm)
Sheet:38 × 38 in (96.5 x 96.5 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 80.
Signature:This work is hand-signed by Andy Warhol (Pittsburgh, 1928 - New York, 1987) in pencil on verso.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-7129

Historical Description

Andy Warhol worked on his Camouflage portfolio with his assistant Jay Shriver and it was completed shortly before his passing in 1987. The series consists of extreme close ups of different variations of a camouflage print that was based on military clothing. Camouflage FS II.407 uses a subdued pastel palette of pale gray-blue, beige and sage green. The camouflage design takes on a graphic characteristic in its blown up form. The viewer can focus in on how the colors play and interact with each other in their unusual shapes. Striking it its bold design, Warhol pushes his creativity to its limit with this series of prints.

Created in 1987, Andy Warhol Camouflage, FS II.407 is a screenprint on Lenox Museum Board. This work is hand-signed by Andy Warhol (Pittsburgh, 1928 - New York, 1987) in pencil on verso. Numbered from the edition of 80.

This print is one of eight screenprints in Warhol’s Camouflage portfolio, created in 1987. The other prints in the series include Camouflage FS II.406 Camouflage FS II.408, Camouflage FS II.409, Camouflage FS II.410, Camouflage FS II.411, Camouflage FS II.411, Camouflage FS II.412, and Camouflage FS II.413

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Andy Warhol Camouflage, 1987 FS II.407 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

1. Feldman, F. and Schellmann, J. Andy Warhol Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné 1962 – 1987, 4th Ed. New York: Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.: 2003. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. II.407.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Andy Warhol Camouflage, 1987 FS II.407 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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