ANDY WARHOL (1928 1987)

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ANDY WARHOL (1928 1987)
Alexander the Great, 1982
100.3 x 100.3 cm (39 x 39 in)
Printer: Rupert Jasen Smith, New York
Publisher: Alexander Iolas, New York
Edition: 25, 5 AP, 1 PP, 65 TP (101.6 x 101.6 cm), 15 TP (100.3 x 100.3 cm), 8 TP numbered in Roman numerals (101.6 x 81.3 cm), 5 TPAP (101.6 x 101.6 cm)
Materials: From the portfolio of two screenprints on Lenox Museum Board
Markings: Signed and numbered in pencil lower right
Catalogue: Feldman & Schellmann II.291

Additional Notes:

Published in cooperation with the Hellenic Heritage Foundation.

Based on a Hellenistic bronze bust in a private Swiss collection.

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and advancement of Greek culture.

Stamped in red on verso, © Andy Warhol 1982.

The prints were created to coincide with "The Search for Alexander" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 27, 1982 - January 3, 1983.  The exhibition had opened at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. in November 1980, and traveled to Chicago, Boston, and San Francisco through May 1982.

Bears the printer's chop mark.

Warhol made paintings of this subject.