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Andy Warhol, Camouflage, 1987 FS II.410

Artist: Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987)
Title:Camouflage, 1987 FS II.410
Reference:FS II.410
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-7144

Historical Description

Andy Warhol’s Camouflage FS II.410 dazzles the viewer with intense color contrasts of sunny yellow, royal purple and hot pink. Part of the fun of Warhol's Camouflage portfolio is the otherworldly and outrageous color palettes the artist chose. His versions of the print would never camouflage its wearer into any environment which defeats the purpose of the print entirely. Warhol completed his Camouflage portfolio with his assistant Jay Shriver shortly before his passing in 1987. Inspired by military clothing that Shriver picked up from an army supply store, the prints take the camouflage design out of its military and tactical context. Warhol achieves this in part by using an extreme close up but also through his choice of color. The portfolio showcases Warhol’s quirky sense of humor and his fantastic creative sense for color and shape..

Created in 1987, Andy Warhol Camouflage, FS II.410 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.407, Camouflage FS II.408, Camouflage FS II.409 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.410 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.410.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Andy Warhol Camouflage, 1987 FS II.410 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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