ANDY WARHOL (1928 1987)

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ANDY WARHOL (1928 1987)
Electric Chairs, 1971
90.2 x 121.9 cm (36 x 48 in)
Printer: Silkprint Kettner, Zurich, Switzerland
Publisher: Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich, Switzerland
Edition: 250, 50 AP
Materials: From the portfolio of ten screenprints on paper
Markings: Signed and dated '71 in ball point pen and numbered with a rubber stamp on verso; some signed in pencil (AP are numbered in Roman numerals, signed and dated in ball-point pen on verso and stamped AP and numbered with a rubber stamp on verso)
Catalogue: Feldman & Schellmann II.83

Additional Notes:

Based on a press service photograph (Wide World photo, January 13, 1953) of the electric chair in the death chamber at Sing Sing Prison, Ossining, New York, in which alleged atomic spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed.

Stamped in black on verso, © Copyright Factory Additions Edition Bischofberger, Zurich.

There are unauthorized prints, 36 7/8 x 50 inches (93.7 x 127 cm), in different colors from the portfolio in an edition of 250 with a stamped number on verso.  The images are based on the paintings.  Stamped in black on verso, fill in your own signature and published by Sunday B. Morning.

Warhol made paintings of this subject.

Prints exist which differ from the published edition.